Welcome to the Friends of DCGS (‘Friends’); Dr Challoner’s Grammar School’s Parent Teacher Association (Registered Charity No: 310621). The Friends have been an integral part of the school community for over 30 years, providing invaluable support through an ambitious programme of events (see ‘key events’ page for more info). We are here to provide closer links between home and school and offer many ways to bring staff, parents and friends together socially. Of course, we also exist to raise funds for DCGS in order to provide resources and equipment to enhance the students’ education experience. Some of the highlights of our fundraising in the recent past include:

  • Equipping the Drama & Music Studio with state-of-the-art technical lighting & sound equipment;
  • Refurbishing one of the Science laboratories;
  • Creating new rooms for MFL oral assessments/one-to-one teaching, and;
  • The purchasing of two school minibuses.

We also aim to contribute to the replacement of MAC lab equipment for the IT Department, which we are very excited about.

Of course, the Friends would not be successful if it were not for the Parent Community who give their time each academic year to help at Friends events. As long-standing Parents reach the end of their time here at DCGS, we are invariably keen for new members to join. If you would like be involved in any way, please contact our secretary, Derya Aydin. Joining the Friends is a great way to meet a brilliant and broad range of DCGS Parents. We very much look forward to hearing from you.


Privacy of Information

Your privacy and the security of all information that you give to us are of vital importance to the Friends of DCGS (registered charity no. 310621). Your personal information will be held by the Friends of DCGS. Security measures to protect your personal information and privacy are in place and will be used for the Friends of DCGS purposes. The only people who will see your data are the Friends of DCGS or agents contracted by them to support their events. They will not sell or pass on your data to any third party. You may opt out of specific or all communication at any time with the Friends of DCGS by writing to them at the following address: The Friends of DCGS, c/o Dr Challoner's Grammar School, Chesham Road, Amersham HP6 5HA or email friends@challoners.com.