Update 14 August 2020

A very warm welcome back.  In particular, welcome to our new students and staff!

Please see the following health & safety assembly which has been shared with students this week: Welcome and Health & Safety


S5 and S6 students were issued with their Estimated Grades this week, along with the following letter: Letter 12th August 2020

Staffing Update

We would like to extend a warm welcome back to Ms Baldwin, PT English, and Mrs Addie, Teacher of Chemistry.

We have the following new members of staff:

  • Fiona Baker, Teacher of RME
  • Jade Brailsford, Teacher of Biology
  • Neil Cuthbertson, Teacher of Music
  • Laura Doherty, Teacher of Home Economics
  • Andrew Johnstone, Teacher of Physics
  • Gregor Laird, Teacher of Art
  • Rebecca Logan, Teacher of Geography
  • Orla McGowan, Teacher of English
  • Rebecca Millar, Teacher of History
  • Lise Montanes, Teacher of Modern Languages
  • Rebecca Philipson, Teacher of English
  • Niamh Shepherd, Teacher of PE
  • Antje Tang, Teacher of Modern Languages
  • Charlotte Todd, Librarian
  • Caitlin Wilkinson, Teacher of PE

At the end of June, we said goodbye to:

  • Valerie Chapman, Teacher of Music
  • Giuliana Di Rollo, Teacher of Modern Languages
  • Ruth Fry, Librarian
  • Angela Hepburn, Teacher of History
  • Anna Malengou, Teacher of Physics
  • Natalie McGhee, Teacher of English
  • Emma Reid, Teacher of History

Bistro and Hub Update

From Tuesday 18th August, there will be a limited hot and cold food service available from the Bistro and Hub from breaktime and lunchtime.

Water Dispensers in School

All water dispensers in school are in use and students are encouraged to refill their own water bottles at breaktime and lunchtime.


We now have an “Attendance” inbox for parents to email with student absences/appointments. Please email attendance@dunbargrammar.elcschool.org.uk

Pupil Support Presentations

Please read through this presentation with your son or daughter to ensure everyone is clear about our expectations.

Students were provided with this information during virtual assemblies this week:

Active Schools Update

Hurry though only 8 places available! @ActiveEL #RISE

Other Information

Reminder – School Times:

Monday to Thursday

  • Regi     8.30 – 8.40am
  • Period 1   8.40 – 9.30am
  • Period 2   9.30 – 10.20am
  • Period 3   10.20 – 11.10am
  • Break       11.10 – 11.25am
  • Period 4   11.25 – 12.15pm
  • Period 5   12.15 – 1.05pm
  • Lunch      1.05 – 1.45pm
  • Period 6   1.45 – 2.35pm
  • Period 7    2.35 – 3.25pm


  • Regi    8.30 – 8.40am
  • Period 1   8.40 – 9.30am
  • Period 2   9.30 – 10.20am
  • Break      10.20 – 10.35am
  • Period 3  10.35 – 11.25am
  • Period 4  11.25 – 12.15pm
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