Update 8 April 2022

A reminder that we finish for the Easter Holidays today. Staff and students resume on Monday 25th April.

If we experience issues with our telephones, please text 07860 049053  or email admin@dunbargrammar.elcschool.org.uk

Important Letters/information out this week:

Easter Revision

Students should have received an email with confirmation of the classes they have signed up to. If students want to make any changes, they should email the teachers directly.

Grade Booster Sessions

A programme of grade booster immersion days will take place during the examination period. Please see the full details here: Exam Booster Parent Letter

S4 Students who are not entitled to Examination Leave

S4 students who are sitting fewer than three National 5 examinations received a personalised letter with details of the in-school programme for May: No Exam Leave letter 2022

Important SQA Updates

Mental Health Awareness Week

Thank you for all the kind donations of baking for Mental Health Awareness Week. Together with the Dress Down Day we raised over £900.

There are a collection of cake tins still in the maths department waiting to be collected. Students, please pop along for them.

School Photographs

If you need any assistance in ordering your photos, please contact Tempest on 01736 751555 (option 3).

We are awaiting the S6 students  individual and group proof photographs.

DGSC Meetings

Meetings are 7pm – 8.30 pm on Google Meet, the next meeting on the 3rd May.

Meetings are run by the Parent Council and attended by Mrs Slowther, a Depute Head Teacher, a Teacher representative and the Senior Student Leaders.

At each meeting we also invite a Principal Teacher to come along and share information about both their Faculty and area of whole school responsibility, and have an additional general topic for discussion.

Please email parentcouncil@dunbargrammar.elcschool.org.uk if you would like to attend

Date Principal Teacher presentation

 

Additional presentation and discussion topic
Tues 3rd May 2022

 

Paul Sutherland

(Health and Wellbeing)

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Wed 8th June 2022

 

School Improvement Planning for 2022/23

Active Schools Update – Buses

All pupils’ bus payments for Dunbar Grammar School Sports fixtures will be collected via Schoolpay. We will no longer be collecting cash for transport.

If you have an account and using follow these instructions:

  • Log into SchoolPay then select Accounts at the top of the screen.
  • To the right hand side of the student’s name click on the Select button.
  • On the next screen choose School Shop and click on the Shop button.
  • Use the drop down option to Select Transport for Sport Activities
  • Key in quantity (1)  £3.00 click save item in basket/ Go to basket option and pay.

If you do not have an account please log on to East Lothian Council:

If you have any other questions please contact the school office for assistance.

Easter Activities for Young Carers

Activities Week Parent/Carer Week Volunteers

On the week beginning the 9th May we will be having an Activities week for S1-S3. We would really appreciate some parent and carer volunteers to help us supervise some of the Activities. This may involve walking groups of students to Fox lake or other areas of the community.  If you can help out any morning or afternoon please could you fill out this Google form: https://forms.gle/ZuTUXuSEhBd3onkT7

LFD Testing

A reminder that the lateral flow device (LFD) testing programme for schools came to an end today.

Active Schools Update – Girls’ Easter Camp

Clubs and Study Support Information

Other Information 

Opportunities/Careers

www.leuchiehouse.org.uk

Senior Student Study Resources

This is a reminder that in addition to revision work and tasks on Google Classroom, additional work/learning can be accessed using Scholar UKAchieve,  E-sgoil and the National E-Learning offer Senior Phase (S4-S6).   Furthermore, all students can now access recorded video lessons on @West_OS using their Glow login to support their learning and revision at home! (If they do not have their Glow Login details please ask them to email admin@dunbargrammar.elcschool.org.uk to request these from our admin team). Students can find West­­_OS in the Glow App Library where they will be able to add the tile to their personal Glow Launchpad. There are lots of quality assured video lessons available for all our students across a range of subjects. Students will find this a great resource to support their learning and revision on Glow @GlowScot. The SQA website also has a range of useful resources covering course content, past papers and marking schemes and well worth using

Finally, we would also like to remind all students that the How to Pass presentations have a vast array of hints, tips and resources for each specific subject:

Attendance

Contacting teachers/Queries