Update 7 June 2019

P7 Information Evening

This took place on Wednesday 5 June at 6pm. Please see the powerpoint from the evening here:


There were lots of activities put on by all Faculties and the feedback from parents/carers and students was very positive.

We also gave students the opportunity to try on school uniform, however, don’t panic if you didn’t manage to do this on the evening, as the school will also be open on Friday 7 June between 1.30 -3.30pm. Further appointments can be made by phoning the school office.

We look forward to meeting up with our new S1 students on Friday 14 June where they will find out their classes and get to know their new class mates and our Pupil Support Team.  Then they will return for their two-day visit on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 June where they will attend classes and meet some of their teachers. With them on their Friday visit, we would request that students bring up to £10 to put onto their smartcard to cover their 2 breaks and 2 lunches on the following Monday 17 and Tuesday 18.  It would be helpful if this could brought in coins. Any monies not spent will be carried forward on their cards to August.

School Uniform

We are aware that over the summer break many families may be purchasing new uniform. With that in mind, we would like to take the opportunity to remind all students of the uniform policy: School Uniform Description 19-20

We would like to highlight that all footwear, including trainers, should be completely black.

Please follow this link to order new uniform: https://www.border-embroideries.co.uk/schools/dunbar-grammar-school.html

Head and Depute Boy/Girl Timeline 2019

  • Tuesday 4 June – Application forms issued for Head and Depute candidates
  • Friday 7 June – Return applications
  • Monday 10 June – List of candidates for Head Boy/Girl issued
  • Wednesday 12 June – Hustings (extended assembly for S5 & S6 students) and Group task.
  • Thursday 13 June – Head Boy/Girl interviews with Mrs Slowther and former Head Boy & Girl
  • Friday 14 June – Depute interviews announced
  • Monday 17 June – Interviews for Depute Head Boys/Girls

Musical Instrument/Equipment Donation

The music department is looking for donations of unused/unwanted/unloved/broken musical equipment. Things such as guitars, keyboards, drums, amps, speakers, microphones, headphones, regardless of the shape they are in, will be gladly accepted. They will be put to good use as part of our music and music technology courses. So, if you have anything lying around that you think may be of use, please don’t hesitate to contact a member of the music department.  Thank you.

Maths Textbooks

If you still have a National 5 or Higher Maths textbook, please can you bring it back to your teacher as soon as possible.

Other News/Information

Assemblies Next Week

  • Monday          New S2 in assembly hall
  • Tuesday         New S3 in assembly hall
  • Wednesday   New S5/6 in Assembly hall – Head Girl/Boy Hustings
  • Thursday       New S4 in assembly hall
  • Friday             New S5/6 in games hall

Dates for Your Diary

DofE Silver Expedition 1 Fri 7 – Sun 9 June
DofE Silver Expedition 2 Sun 9 – Tues 11 June
Modern Languages Trip Thurs 13 June
P7 Transition Fri 14 – Tues 18 June
S6 Prom Fri 14 June
Sports’ Awards Tues 18 June
DofE Bronze 2 Thurs 20 – Fri 21 June
Morocco Expedition 21 June – 6 July
House Trip Mon 24 June
Break for summer Fri 28 June


Schoolpay is an easy and convenient way of paying for school meals and school trips. See below for details of how to sign up: