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.

Welcome to Dr Challoner's Grammar School

Tidings of comfort and joy

17th December 2014: As the autumn term drew to a close the school choir prepared for their final carol service of the year, held as is traditional ...

On the hunt for Père Noël

17th December 2014: Various Year 8 groups gathered on a cold Wednesday lunchtime to go on a QR code treasure hunt. We scanned the codes on our iPads, and they revealed ...

Year 7 take on the First Lego League

15th December 2014: On Monday, six Year 7 students ventured to Reading University for the regional round of the First Lego League. It was a very exciting day: starting ...

Exchanges say hallo to Bensheim

12th December 2014: As December dawned the eagerly-anticipated Bensheim exchange began. 22 students in Year 10, all studying German at GCSE, spent a little over ...

A Christmas Carol - reimagined

12th December 2014: This year’s House Drama festival took place on the penultimate week of the autumn term. Participants were given a simple task: write and perform ...

The Nutcracker - a much-loved classic

11th December 2014

A haunting DCHS senior play

11th December 2014

We have the technology...

10th December 2014: This week a selection of Year 12 students who were interested in medicine or engineering went with Mrs Baker to Sir William Borlase Grammar School ...

A Christmas Carol

10th December 2014: Year 8 were privileged to be visited by the Globe Theatre Players this week as they performed A Christmas Carol. Year 8 have been studying Dickens’ ...

Christmas comes early

6th December 2014: Another year brought another fayre at Challoner’s and like every year this one did not disappoint. With over 30 stalls for students, family ...

Eureka!

4th December 2014: A day of science lectures may not appeal to some, but the Year 11 visit to the Institute of Education proved the contrary. The day was filled ...

Year 7 conquer the district

2nd December 2014: Dr Challoner’s U12 A and B 5-a-side Football teams competed in the district finals of the ESFA (English Schools' Football Association) indoor ...