Update 2 December 2022

Phone Issues
We are currently experiencing issues with our telephone systems. Please contact the school through the email boxes as follows:-
Absence/Appointments – attendance@dunbargrammar.elcschool.org.uk – please report absence before 0900
Pupil Support – pupilsupport@dunbargrammar.elcschool.org.uk
General Queries – admin@dunbargrammar.elcschool.org.uk
Or send an SMS through our Groupcall system on 07860 049053

Important Information Out this Week:

  • Prelim timetable Please find attached the revised prelim timetable. Version 2 Prelim Timetable  Should the planned days of Industrial Action during the prelim timetable go ahead, it is our intention to still run the prelims as published on those days wherever possible.
  • Industrial Action Thursday 8th December 2022. Updated Letter for S1 – S3 studentsS123 Letter 8th December details Please see the attached letter emailed to parents/carers yesterday (Thursday 1st December) Parents Carers SSTA Strike Action 8.12.22
  • Catch Up Flu vaccine. There will be catch-up vaccinations in school on Friday 9 December for those students who missed their flu vaccine in November. The affected students will be given an appointment in their registration folder.  S6 students have received an email to their edubuzz account regarding their appointment. If you have any questions regarding this please contact Tracy Gillespie in the school office.

Student Dances – the cost is £3.50 and are available to buy through SchoolPay.  Student names will be taken at the door as this is a non-ticketed event. Only students who have paid in advance will be allowed.  Students in receipt of Free School Meals are not required to pay but must give their name in advance to Mr Sutherland.  Please see the list of dates :-

S5/S6 Dance Thursday 8th December 1830 – 2130

S3/S4 Dance Monday 12th December 1830 – 2130

S1/S2 Dance Wednesday 14th December 1830 – 2100

Countdown To Christmas – please see the link below 

STUDENT Countdown to Christmas 2022

Christmas Concert – the cost is £4 and this is paid through SchoolPay in the School Shop.  This is non-ticketed also and purchasing through SchoolPay guarantees entry.

Christmas Lunch – Wednesday 14th December

Lunch will be served for S1 to S5 in the Bistro from 13:00 and costs £2.45.  If your young person is entitled to Free School Meals please provide them with a snack for break as their entitlement of £2.45 would be used should they choose to have Christmas Lunch. The hub will be open for students not wishing to have Christmas Lunch.  S6 Prefects will be served from 11:45 in the Bistro


Roast turkey and trimmings
Cheese and potato leek pie with tomato and basil sauce.

Individual fruit trifle
Ice cream tub

Water or 200ml carton juice included in the price

S6 Yearbook 

The deadline for paying for the S6 Yearbook is Friday 3rd February 2023 and this costs £13.75 and is payable through SchoolPay.


Tuesday 6th December – S5/6 in Games Hall with Mr Sutherland

Wednesday 7th December – Whole School Online with Mrs Slowther (Google Meet invite sent out separately

Study Club/Extra Curricular Booklet Lunch & Extra Curricular Study Clubs

Student Information Slides 22-11-29 Plasma Info Sheet

Cleaners Required

  • Dunbar Grammar
  • 20 – 30hrs per week Mon-Fri
  • Term time contract
  • Hourly rate £9.90
  • Any successful candidates will be subject to a full PVG check.

Any interested parties should email phanney@fes-group.co.uk in the first instance.

Clubs and Study Support Information

How to apply or renew free school meals and school clothing grants


Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) applications are now open.  Information and Guidance Notes are available on the website www.eastlothian.gov.uk/ema


Other Information


Senior Student Study Resources


Contacting teachers/Queries

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