Update 17th March 2017

Battlefields Update

Students received a letter today confirming when they will be leaving for the Battlefields Experience.

Please can European Health Insurance cards be handed in to the office as soon as possible.

Easter Revision

Easter Revision classes will be taking place this year from Monday 3rd April to Wednesday 5th April.  Places will be limited so it is important that students sign up as soon as possible, returns are due back on Thursday 23rd March: Easter Revision 2017

Bake On

Photographs from our Bake On competition in aid of Comic Relief:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scholastic Book Fair

During the week beginning 20th March, we shall hold a Scholastic Book Fair in the library, with a range of books and stationery available to buy. World Book Day tokens (available from English teachers or the librarian if students haven’t yet received one) may be used to get a £1 discount off any book costing £2.99 or more. If the school takes in a certain amount, we receive free books for the school library. We have a leaflet available for students to take home, giving an online link to the catalogue of books available.  Any parents or carers who would like to see or buy books, are welcome to come to the library between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday 21st to do so.

S2 Activities Week

S2 Activities Week is taking place from 15th-19th May. Students were given letters and forms to be completed to allow them to participate in the out of school activities: S2 Activities Week.  They have also been asked to choose activities in which they wish to participate on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th May.  All three forms should be returned to the school office by Friday 17th March, along with the white form if one of the choices is cycling.  The allocation of places will take place from the end of the school day on Friday 17th March.  Any application received after this date or applications with no second of third choices, will be processed at the end.

S1 Activities Week

Return forms and payments are due back on Friday 31st March.  If there are any problems with payments, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Slowther to discuss how we might help:  S1 Act Week Letter

DGSC (Parent Council) Meetings

The next meeting is being held on Wednesday 22nd March at 7pm in the School Library, all parents and carers are welcome to attend.  Agenda can be read here: Agenda.

 

 

Seasons for Growth is an peer support educational programme which aims to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people coping with significant loss and change in their lives, usually as a result of death, separation or divorce. Marie Prior, Enhanced Support Officer, will be offering this programme to a group of S1 and S2 students after the Easter holidays. However programmes for other year groups can be organised if there is enough demand.  If you think that your child could benefit from this programme please encourage them to speak to their guidance teacher or Marie or contact us directly. Further information via the link available on the school website or at www.seasonsforgrowth.org.uk

Raising Teens with Confidence

There is a Raising Teens with Confidence course for parents and carers starting on Thursday 5th May.  Please see the attached for more details: RTWC Dunbar

Lost Property

The lost property collected to date will be held by the school until Friday 24th March, after which it will be recycled. Please phone the school office if you would like to arrange a time to look for any missing property before then.

Silver and Gold DofE Students

There will be an extra training session on Thursday 30th of March 3.50pm to 4.50pm in M13.  This is a compulsory First Aid training session.

PTA

We are looking for five acts to perform at our fundraising event STARS IN THEIR EYES. If you would like to perform as your favourite artist in May, please contact Jane on 01368 860804.

Bronze Training Dates and Information

Training dates and activities:

  • March 29th Routes and Grouping
  • April 19th Routes
  • April 26th Routes
  • May 3rd Food     Route plan deadline and Edofe completed
  • May 10th Kit
  • May 24th First Aid
  • May 31st  Kit issue for trip 1
  • Trip 1 1st and 2nd June
  • June 21st Kit issue for trip 2
  • Trip 2 22nd and 23rd June
  • June 28th Review Session

Local Information

Dates for Your Diary

Morocco Expedition Training Day Sunday 19th March
The Big Pedal 20th – 31st March
Comic Relief Friday 24th March
S3 LTS Walk and Camp 30th -31st March
Break for Easter Friday 31st March
Easter Revision 3rd – 5th April
Students and Staff Resume Tuesday 18th April

SQA Results Information

If you wish to get your SQA results by text or email, please register at www.mysqa.info. Please note that students must register by 5pm on Tuesday 18th July.  Students will need their Scottish Candidate Number (SCN) to register.

Please also see Information Sheets for our most up-to-date Information Sheet including updates on lunchtime and after-school clubs and:

  • Charity Help
  • BBC Careers
  • House Points Update
  • Active Coding Academies
  • Comic Relief Details
  • Premier League Experience
  • House Recycling Competition
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