Update 27th May 2016

S5/S6 Induction Day

A reminder of the Inductions days. The dates are:

  • New S5 – Friday 3rd June
  • New S6 – Monday 6th June

P7 Information Evening

The P7 Information Evening takes place on Tuesday 7th June at 6pm. Any information or presentations will be available on our website after the evening. The school will be open from 5pm for parents/carers to pre-order and pay for lockers and try on and/or order uniform. Cheques made payable to ‘East Lothian Council’ please.

S3 Ceremony

Invitations went home with students yesterday, Thursday 26th May, inviting parents and carers to the S3 Ceremony on Wednesday 8th June at 2.15pm.  Please can reply slips be returned to the school office as soon as possible:

Football Success

A group of our students took part in a Secondary School Regional 5-A-Side Tournament which took place over 4 days since February.  Well done to team players Kacper Marczynski, Kyle Smith, Jordan Black, Ross Penny and Fraser Darling, who won the tournament!  Congratulations boys!

S2 Activities Week Scavenger Hunt – Winners!

Well done to Niamh Drever, Zach Cosgrove, Annabel Stewart, Clover Christopherson and Lily King: the winning team from the ‘Kiwis’.  Their prize is lunch at Umberto’s with Mrs Hamilton.

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Congratulations to Abbey Ellis 3C6!

Abbey has completed 200 hours of volunteering with the Saltire Award from February 2015 to April 2016.  Well done Abbey!

Missing Chemistry Textbooks

Please can any borrowed Chemistry textbooks be returned as soon as possible in order to support other students in school.

Lost Property

Due to the volume of valuable clothing being left in school, please can we request that parents and carers label their son/daughters clothes, so that they can be returned to the students.

Catch-Up Vaccinations

Please see the attached information regarding catch up HPV and/or MMR vaccinations:  HPV and MMR Clinics

DGS S2 Rugby Team Carwash

The S2 (now S3) Rugby Team are holding a fundraising carwash on Sunday 12th June at The Store, Belhaven Fruit Farm between 10.00am and 4.00pm.  The squad, coaches and parents will be showing their team spirit in raising funds to help with costs of a tour to Northumbria in September.  We’d love to see some of you there.  Make it a perfect Sunday – enjoy something at the Store whilst we wash your car.

For current Career information, please see the Careers page.

S1 Activities Week

Please can any outstanding monies be paid as soon as possible.  Please contact Mrs Slowther if you wish to discuss any other aspect of these overdue payments.

Dates for Your Diary

Please note that Monday 30th May is a normal school day.

DoE Bronze 1 Thurs 2nd – Fri 3rd June
New S5 Induction Day Fri 3rd June
S6 Prom Fri 3rd June
New S6 Induction Day Mon 6th June
Author Talk Trip Tues 7th June
Geography Quiz Trip Tues 7th June
P7 Open Evening Tues 7th June
S3 Ceremony Wed 8th June
DoE Bronze 2 Thurs 9th-Fri 10th June

Locker Keys

Please can all students who are leaving school this session return their locker keys to the school office during study leave. A £5 deposit will be returned to those students who hand in their key by 10th June 2016.

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

  • No film club
  • No breakfast club
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In response to an incident in school this morning, please can we reassure parent/carers that students and staff are safe.  There was an anonymous phone call to the school which lead to us going into lock-down and contacting the police.  Following a thorough search of the school and, in consultation with the police, the school was reopened and is now functioning as normal.

The following letter will go home with students today: Incident Update

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