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  • 20th March 2017 - A spectacular Senior Ensembles Concert! Featuring over 100 of our most experienced and accomplished musicians in the school, this concert was a spectacular showcase of musicianship and performance of the highest quality. The programme included jazz, twentieth-century works, a baroque concerto grosso, unaccompanied madrigals, popular songs from musicals and renaissance brass motets, with performances from …
  • 13th March 2017 - Sports News! We are delighted to announce that the Year 8 and Senior Football teams both qualified for the district and county cup finals which take place over the next month! In addition, we won the district tournament in Sports Hall Athletics and have qualified for the county round which is taking place on 21st March …
  • 6th March 2017 - DAOS PE teacher wins silver medal! Congratulations to DAOS PE teacher, Miss Phillipa Lowe, who together with Eilidh Doyle, Mary Iheke and Laviai Nielsen won a fantastic silver medal for Team GB in the 4 x 400m women’s relay at the European Indoor Championships which took place in Belgrade, Serbia at the weekend. Miss Lowe ran …
  • 27th February 2017 - Library Department launches Illustration Competition! To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March 2017 and the 60th anniversary of the Cilip Kate Greenaway medal for illustration, the Library Department is holding a competition for illustration. Students are encouraged to create an illustration for a book of their choice, or design a new book cover, …
  • 20th February 2017 - Year 10 student wins Young Chef of the Year Title! Congratulations to Year 10 student, Sophie Lotinga, who wowed judges with her dessert of a white chocolate mint mousse and took the title of Young Chef of the Year 2017! The cookery competition, organised by Oaklands College, involved twenty-six aspiring young chefs from Hertfordshire schools. Students were …
  • 6th February 2017 - End of Half Term Newsletter now available! Wishing everyone a restful half term break – many thanks to our parent volunteer, Ms Sara-Jane Mansfield, for editing our Newsletter. Please see our School Newsletters page! Shakespeare performed at DAOS! Our English Department welcomed The Globe Players to the School last Friday for a performance to all Year 7 students. …