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

Dr Challoner's presents Hidden

Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th July at 7:30pm in the main hall.
Tickets £6, concessions £3 - on sale to students at lunch times outside the hall.

Starting the summer with a concert

2nd July 2015: This evening opened brilliantly with Jazz Workshop, a group of about 20 students from Years 7 to 10, who played Yeah, You Right! and Fat Burger....

Shakespeare gets a cartoon makeover

24th June 2015: When Ian Lendler visited our school this week, most of the seats in the library were filled - by students of all years - as he talked about his...

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I Need a Dollar (Aloe Blacc): Year 10 Pop Song

2nd July 2015: Performed in July 2015, the Junior Concert showcases musical talent from Years 7 to 10, across a range of disciplines.

Shakespeare's Egypt on screen

18th June 2015: Some might question the appeal of going to see a screening of a three-hour long Shakespeare play, but Thursday's visit to see Anthony and Cleopatra...

The University of Challoner's

12th June 2015: Following accreditation in 2013 as the first secondary National Teaching School in Buckinghamshire, Dr Challoner’s Grammar School has now been...

Debates and deception at the Model UN

12th June 2015: This week eight students from DCGS travelled to the Oculus in Aylesbury to take part in a Model United Nations (MUN) event. We had previously...

Everyman experience

10th June 2015: In preparation for our GCSE Drama coursework, we travelled down to London to watch a performance of Everyman - the new show playing at the National...

Four days in Berlin

3rd June 2015: Following a week of exams, students taking History GCSE had the opportunity to visit Berlin for four days during half term. Due to the huge amount...

Business in action at BMW

2nd June 2015: Starting the new half term in style, Year 10 Business Studies students travelled down to the Mini factory in Oxford to enrich their learning...

Fantasy Football is a game of two Houses

24th May 2015: Fantasy Football has been a staple form activity at Challoner's for many years, enjoyed by both students and staff. This year, the stakes were...

Lots to write home about - Activities Week 2015

22nd May 2015: The middle of the summer term saw our usual Year 9 Activities Week, and its usual smorgasbord of adventure and excitement. The students have...