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A Performance Fit for a (Lion) King! • 28 Apr

On Wednesday 23 February children from the Dixie Grammar Junior School went to London and had the opportunity to see The Lion King. Following this incredible experience they auditioned for parts and created props for their own production, inspired by their trip, called ‘Roar!’ They performed to their family and friends on 29 and 30...

Inspirational Nursing • 29 Mar

Dixie pupils and staff  were privileged to welcome May Parsons to speak about the pandemic, nursing and the life-changing experience of being the nurse who administered the world’s first (non clinical trial) Covid vaccine. May gave the world’s first Covid vaccine to Margaret Keenan in Coventry in December 2020, making headlines around the world, and...

Inspection Report Feb 2022 • 22 Mar

I am delighted to be able to share with you full details of our Inspection Report from February 2022, which could not have been more positive in its findings on all aspects of school life from Nursery through to Sixth Form. As well as recognising pupils’ outstanding academic success from 3-18, inspectors poured praise on...

Inspection Report February 2022 • 22 Mar

I am delighted to be able to share with you full details of our Inspection Report from February 2022, which could not have been more positive in its findings on all aspects of school life from Nursery through to Sixth Form. As well as recognising pupils’ outstanding academic success from 3-18, inspectors poured praise on...

Professional Inspiration for Art Students • 4 Mar

Art students in Year 11 and the Sixth Form spent a inspiring day with professional screen printing artist Karoline Rerrie. During the course of the day, these budding artists had the opportunity to work closely with Karoline to develop their own screen printing skills. This not only gave the students an insight into the real-world...

A Tribute to Mr Michael Parker • 28 Feb

A Tribute to the Founding Chairman of the Dixie Grammar School, Mr Michael Parker It was with great sadness that the Dixie Grammar School school received the news that Mr Michael Parker, founding Chairman, passed away on Tuesday 11 January. All thoughts are immediately with his family who will miss him dearly as a much...

Showjumping Success • 2 Feb

We are delighted that Lilymay and her new pony, Ronald, have been selected to represent the British Showjumping Leicestershire and Rutland Under 16 Academy Teams. Competition was fierce with only four places up for grabs, but Lilymay impressed the British international showjumping coach, passing with a high distinction grade, and was rewarded with one of...

Dixie U11 Qualify for National Football Finals • 1 Dec

Pupils from Year 5 and Year 6 at the Dixie Grammar School travelled to Kidderminster last month to compete in the Independent School Association (ISA) Midlands Tournament. The team played four group games and topped the table after being undefeated. This meant they went into the top league for the second part of the tournament....

Year 5 pupils attend special Remembrance Ceremony • 16 Nov

More than 30 of our Year 5 pupils were able to take part in a poignant Remembrance Day ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of a local World War One Memorial. The service took place at the Hornsey Rise Memorial and Peace Garden in Wellsborough, exactly 100 years after the first service was held. The...

Space project is out of this world! • 30 Sep

Samples sent into Martian conditions have now been returned to budding scientists at Dixie as part of a pioneering space experiment. Members of the Dixie Grammar School Astronaut Training Club managed to secure a place on the MARSBalloon 2021 mission. The MARSBalloon project is supported by Thales UK and run by enthusiastic STEM supporters from...