Astra Learning Alliance

DCGS is the lead school of the Astra Learning Alliance, providing outstanding opportunities for all staff through training, support and action research across a range of secondary and primary schools in Buckinghamshire.

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The Crucible

The story of the witch hunts and trials in Salem, Massachusetts in the 1690s are brought to life in this exciting and entirely student-led Sixth Form production. A very talented cast of students from both DCGS and DCHS offer you a show that will be chilling and an utter thrill to watch.

Performances are from Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th November.
Tickets are £7 adults and £5 concessions - available from

Musicians battle it out in House Music

20th November 2014: House Music is a showcase of many different standards and genres of music in which all year groups take part. As it is a house competition, any ...

Exploring the world of Chemistry

19th November 2014: This week some of Year 12 travelled to the Institute of Education in London to attend a series of lectures on chemistry beyond the A Level syllabus. ...

Imagining the future

14th November 2014: A representative from Imagination Technologies, an electronics company who design microchips used by a range of technology manufacturers, gave ...

Experiencing the workplace in the German Exchange

14th November 2014: In the first half of this month, 10 German students aged 14 and 15 arrived in Amersham from the Beethoven Grammar School in Berlin for a nine ...

A night at the opera

14th November 2014: On Friday, Year 12 Culture Club had the amazing opportunity to experience opera, going to see Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at the London ...

Exhibition of Extended Projects

13th November 2014: One of the great ways Sixth Form students have the chance to develop many core skills needed at university and throughout their careers is through ...

A small adventure for Business students

12th November 2014: We knew from the outset of our half-day visit to the Mini factory would be interesting when they equipped us with overalls and safety goggles. ...

Exploring maths beyond the classroom

11th November 2014

Gothic tales, horror and English

7th November 2014

Celebrating our students at Senior Prizegiving

6th November 2014

A Senior Challenge to stretch mathematicians

6th November 2014

Getting down to business at Chelsea Football Club

5th November 2014: Year 10 students doing Business Studies have enjoyed a visit to Stamford Bridge, home to Chelsea Football Club, to learn about the business behind ...