Lambeth, United Kingdom
About Dunraven School
Dunraven School is a mainstream, all-through, state academy with sixth form for girls and boys aged 4-18. It is located in Streatham, South London, and was judged "outstanding" by Ofsted at its last inspection in 2014.
In 2016, Dunraven School was designated a National Teaching School, reflecting the efforts of its staff to make lessons enjoyable and effective. It is also a National Support School, in recognition of its work supporting other schools. Dunraven is proud to have helped develop nine headteachers in the past decade and has enjoyed a number of high-profile visits, including from a Prime Minister and an education secretary.
The school became an academy in 2011. Its primary school is in development and Year 6 is due to begin in 2019.
Values and vision
Dunraven School’s values are summarised by "optimism, resilience, gratitude, courtesy, self-discipline and working hard". These qualities underpin a belief that the key role of the school is to support the development of well-rounded young adults. Dunraven’s stated vision is "excellence for all".
“This is an outstanding school. The visionary principal supported by his talented leadership team is highly committed to developing pupils’ belief in their abilities and capacity to succeed, and achieve their very best and be involved in their learning. Leaders have successfully raised the quality of teaching to outstanding. Through robust and regular checks on pupils’ assessments they ensure his remains of the highest quality.”