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DUNOON GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Established 1641

Dunoon Grammar School
Dunoon Grammar School


It is a pleasure to welcome you to our website. The website is designed to give you an overview of our school and to keep you up to date with pupil achievements. We hope that the content will provide a useful tool for all partners of our school community, giving an insight into how our young people are developing their education as well as acting as a guide to the daily life of our school.

We value the close working relationships that we have built between the school and our students, their families and other partners to seek the best for our youngsters. If you have any questions that you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.

I look forward to working with you and your child.

David Mitchell
Head Teacher

 
S2 Parents/Carers

Now that the options process is complete we would really appreciate your view on how useful and successful you found the process as a parent/carer. Please click on the link below. 

http://402433.polldaddy.com/s/s2-options-process-dgs-2014-parents

 
Study Week Planner

The Study Week Planner is now available to view and download on S4, S5 and S6 year group pages. 

 
Loch Fyne Oysters Visit

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Two S3 Hospitality classes visited Loch Fyne Oysters and saw where the oysters and mussels were produced and packaged ready for sale locally and around the world. The classes then visited the Restaurant and Oyster Bar where they enjoyed a presentation and an opportunity to try different varieties of smoked salmon, bradan rost and oysters. Click here to see pictures.

 
Willow Raises Money for SPCA

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Willow decided that for her 12th Birthday instead of receiving presents she requested donations from family and friends for the Scottish SPCA. This was featured in the Observer in February - and as a result the garage on Alexandra Parade and the Observer shop both offered to have collection boxes too. Read more.

 
Poet’s Day – last Friday

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The Library was thrilled to host an Author visit, by poet, writer and comic performer Ash Dickinson on March 28th. Ash presented three entertaining workshops demonstrating some of his own work and then he encouraged everyone to have their own attempts at writing several different types of poetry. Read more.

 
Easter Revision 2014

Easter Revision School will be running during the April holiday from Monday 7th April 2014 to Monday 21st April 2014. Click here to view/download the Easter Revision Timetable 2014. 

SQA S4 Study Tutorials 
Click here to view and download the SQA Study Tutorials. 

 

 
DGS Visit: Teen Challenge Faith Based Drug Rehabilitation

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On Tuesday the 1st of April 2014, Dunoon Grammar School had a visit from two members of the Christian rehabilitation organisation, Teen Challenge to second year classes and to our higher class. Teen Challenge provides a discipleship program which facilitates those participating on their journey from drug addiction and crime to faith based rehabilitation. The two visitors had not only completed the program but later went on to being staff. Read more.

 
Change of the Structure of the School Week - Parental Letter

Click here to view and download the Change of the Structure of the School Week Parental Letter - March 2014.

 

 
Geobus Visit to DGS

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On Wednesday 19th March D.G. S. pupils in S2 & S3 were delighted to have a visit from the Geobus who worked with classes looking at how we measure earthquakes and how we can help to build earthquake resistant buildings. 

The Geobus team consisting of Kathryn, Vincent and Gareth engaged the pupils in a variety of activities. Read more.

 
Hairdressing Trips

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On 19th and 20 March, pupils who have been doing the Skills for Work Hairdressing courses during the session were taken on outings by their tutor, Honor.

The first group travelled to Largs after a bacon-roll breakfast in the Rock Café, Dunoon. There was much hilarity during the ferry crossing and bus journey due to the excitement and anticipation of the day’s events. The group participated in 2 games of 10-pin bowling where their competitive spirit kicked in. Read more.

 
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