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The Duke of York's Royal Military School

A co-educational boarding school for students aged 11-18

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  • 11/10/19

    HRH Prince Edward Duke Of Kent Presents Berets

    HRH Prince Edward Duke of Kent presented berets to new students at a special Beret Parade service during the autumn term.  Prince Edward has been president and then patron of DOYRMS for some 44 years, attending the School’s Grand Day on some occasions and other ceremonial events. Th...
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  • 17/09/19

    Expedition India

    Dukies travelled over 5000 miles by air and 400 miles by train, boat, minibus and trekking. The students led every aspect of the three week expedition; what and where they ate, how they got to their next location (train, boat, minibus or tuk tuk), how much money they had to spend each day, dail...
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  • 01/05/19

    Arts Captains are Announced

    Arts Captains have been announced and are an exciting new leadership role to raise the Arts profile within the School. Application was open to all students and we were extremely impressed by their enthusiasm for these new positions. Many of them had some fantastic ideas for future projects and wa...
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  • 11/11/19

    Our Remembrance Events

    Students and staff took part in Remembrance events in London, Dover and across the Channel in Belgium. For Remembrance Sunday, members of The Dukies’ Association joined with parents and families of current students in a parade at the School’s war memorial. The parade was inspected by...
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  • 12/09/19

    Dukies Conquer Stormy Irish Sea in Three-Day Charity Row

    To row across the Irish sea is already a Viking-like expedition. When combined with a wrathful storm, enormous waves and a series of unfortunate events, it seems all the more unachievable.  Thus when Felix, a current Dukie who is a quadriplegic and has been in a wheelchair since birth, embar...
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  • 05/07/19

    Grand Day 2019

    Grand Day – the pinnacle of the School’s year – saw the some 500 students in full ceremonial uniform on parade inspected by guest of honour Reviewing Officer, Brigadier Matt Bazeley. The School’s impressive military band led Trooping the Colour which followed the inspectio...
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  • 09/04/19

    Wellington Wins Annual Drill Competition

    Students displayed their marching and presentation skills at the School’s annual inter-house drill competition, with Wellington House winning first place. Major Tom Collins (Royal Signals), Warrant Officer II Mike Owen (Royal Engineers), both Dukies, and colleague Sergeant Shaun Heggie (Roy...
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  • 27/03/19

    Talented Young Musicians Compete for Coveted Annual Awards

    Talented young musicians entertained an audience of students, staff, parents and governors at the School while competing for the annual Musician of the Year coveted awards. Accolades went to: Senior Instrumentalist winner Annabelle on clarinet playing In Rhythm, Templeton; joint runners up A...
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  • 19/03/19

    Significant Military Award for our Combined Cadet Force Major

    Major Andrew Nunn, former DOYRMS teacher, has been awarded ‘Commander Home Command Commendation’ for his outstanding contribution to the British Army. This is a rare and significant award which particularly recognises Major Nunn’s highly valued work with our Combined Cadet Force, w...
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  • 07/03/19

    White Rose Hockey Academy

    Our White Rose Academy welcomed Trinidad and Tobago hockey superstar, Kwandwane Browne, to take the weekly Boys Academy sessions. As a current England Under 21 coach, Kwan is in charge of the transition of England’s junior internationals, to full senior representation. This puts him as one...
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