A reminder that the school is closed on Friday 18 September and Monday 21 September
Please see the attached letter regarding residential trips for session 2020-2021: Trips 20-09-17
This week we said farewell to Mrs Addie, teacher of Chemistry and Ms Duguid, teacher of Modern Languages. We wish them all the best in their future careers. We also welcome back Mrs Reid, teacher of English.
S1 Early Lunch
From next week, S1s will not be released early for lunch. However, they do still need to remain in school grounds for the remainder of this term.
All students who have access to Scholar were emailed their login details this week. This is a valuable resource that is incredibly helpful with revision. Not every subject is available on it, you can check which courses are available here: https://scholar.hw.ac.uk/why.html#availableCourses
- Students login here: www.scholar.hw.ac.uk
- Instructions for logging in video: https://youtu.be/6jILx4X0CeM
- Introduction to courses video: https://youtu.be/IB0fqQyTLas
If you have any queries then please contact the school.
E-Sgoil is an online learning resource available to senior students. See the leaflet below for further information. Senior students have been issued with their Glow usernames and passwords today.
The Maths department would like to remind all students to bring their own calculator to school.
The school currently has spaces open to students who would like to undertake Bagpipe lessons. These lessons are open to pupils from all year groups. Please follow the link to sign up to the East Lothian Instrumental Music Service if you are interested. If you would like any more information beforehand then please speak to your music teacher. https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/info/210557/schools_and_learning/12379/instrumental_music_service
Please also see the video below from our new piping teacher Mr Ross to learn a little bit more about how the bagpipes work.
Trophies from Session 2019-2020 – Urgent Required
If you received a trophy last year, now is the time for it to be returned to the school office.
Google Classroom Codes
Please see the attached for the classroom codes for Google Classrooms: Google Class Codes
S3 Modern Languages
S3 students are selecting their Modern Languages option for the rest of S3.
Students are choosing between continuing with the core German course or a unit called Modern Languages for Life.
Please see the attached PowerPoint slide for more information and discuss the options with your child:
The current Modern Languages options for S4 students are: short course Nat 4/5 German and long course Nat 4/5 French or Spanish.
Guardian Summary Set Up
S1 parent/carers can sign up to receive guardian summaries from all their child’s Google Classrooms. More information and full instructions are here: Guardian Summary Setup Letter. PLEASE NOTE: Your son /daughter must give their consent before we can enable this feature.
Update from the Sport & Physical Activity Co-ordinator
This year DGS Sports Club sign up is slightly different due to the current Covid pandemic. We are looking for all students to sign up to Sports clubs via East Lothian BookingLive system.
- BookingLive: https://eastlothian.bookinglive.com/home/active-schools/
- To do this you will need to open account on the site then look for Dunbar Grammar School page:
- Then chose the Sport/ Sports your child would like to try. At the moment there are only outdoor Sports available
For all DGS Sport info please head to: https://www.edubuzz.org/dunbargrammar/dgssport/
For any questions on any Active School clubs please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We still have outstanding PC1s and Annual Data Check forms which are required to be checked by parent/carers, updated as appropriate, signed and returned. Packs also contain photo permission forms, email consent forms and school closure forms if we do not hold a copy on file.
Well done to Callum in 1C5 who has been selected to represent Scotland in the European Youth Chess Championships starting this Friday. Best of luck Callum!
We now have an “Attendance” inbox for parents to email with student absences/appointments. Please email email@example.com