Update 21 June 2019

SQA Results and Post-Results Service

A letter was given out to all new S5 and S6 students this week regarding SQA results and the post-results service: SQA Results and Post-Results Service

Reminder that the results are due for publication on Tuesday 6 August.

House Prize 2018-2019

A reminder that students will need £2 for grippy socks in order to participate.

Sports Awards’ Evening

    On Tuesday 18 June we celebrated the sporting achievements of our students. The evening included musical and dance performances as well as an inspirational speech from former student Brad Robertson. Congratulations to all award winners and thank you to everyone involved.

New S1 Visit

We have had our new S1s visiting the school this week. They spent 2 days following their timetable and getting to know staff and meet new friends. We are really looking forward to welcoming our new S1s in August.

Congratulations to our new Head Girl and Head Boy Team!

Well done to Georgie Cross and Thomas Leitch who were appointed Head Girl and Head Boy for the session 2019 to 2020.

Georgie and Thomas have now appointed their Depute Team.  Congratulations to

  • Ben Totten
  • Niamh Goldie
  • Alicia Lancaster
  • Emma Welsh

County Sports

Well done to Dunbar Grammar School students in retaining the County Sports Cup! A great effort by all involved!

Morocco Trip

We wish our group of student, ex-student and staff travellers to Morocco a safe and amazing trip! Please follow them on twitter @DGSMorocco19

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. The following presentation was given to all students this week during assembly: Uniform Slides – assembly June 2019

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

S2 Reports

Full reports for old S2 (new S3) students were distributed on Monday 17 June. Please contact the Guidance Department if you wish to discuss any issues.

Duke of Edinburgh

Any student who missed Assembly on Wednesday 19 June and is interested in applying for the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award must see Miss Williams asap.

Medicines Held in School

As we are now nearing the end of the school year, any unused medication held in the office on behalf of students should be taken home.

If your child has medication in the office it should be collected by Thursday 27 June, any medicines left after this date will be destroyed.

Please note that this excludes allergy medication, Epi-pens and glucose etc. held on behalf of diabetic students. These items will be retained until their use by dates.

If your child still requires to have medication in school please complete the appropriate form from the links below and send it in at the start of the next term along with the medication:

East Lothian Works

East Lothian Works has a brand new blog detailing all of the amazing successes and achievements that their clients, and students, experience. The new blog details these triumphs, and informs students, school staff, and parents, of the many opportunities that are out there. More information can be read here: East Lothian Works

Alton Towers Trip

S4-6 Business Management and Travel and Tourism students should have received a letter this week about the Alton Towers trip on 10 October. Any student who wishes to attend should return their PC1 form, along with a deposit of £25, by Monday 24 June. Alton Towers Letter

Other News/Information

Dates for Your Diary

A reminder that Friday 28 June is the last day of term and a dress down day; students please give £1 at registration towards the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and Rwanda Appeal – collection for sanitary products.

DofE Bronze 2 Thurs 20 – Fri 21 June
Morocco Expedition 21 June – 6 July
Warhammer Trip Mon 24 – Tues 25 June
House Trip Mon 24 June
Break for summer Fri 28 June
In-Service days Mon 12-Tues 13 August
Students resume Wed 14 Aug
Duke of Edinburgh Parents’ Eve Wed 14 Aug

Also, see our latest information sheet for students: Info Sheet

SchoolPay

Schoolpay is an easy and convenient way of paying for school meals

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.

S2 Activities Week – Parent and Carer Perspective

Each year we feel it is important to evaluate the  S2 Activities Week experience with a view to potentially alter or amend future programmes. Therefore your feedback and comments are extremely valuable.

The following questionnaire is designed to gather feedback from Parents and Carers. We will be seeking student opinions separately.  They should not take more than a few minutes to complete: