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

S5/S6 Assessment Calendar

S5/S6 pupils will receive a copy of the S5/S6 assessment calendar week beginning 25th August.

This document highlights all assessments taking place throughout the sessions. Parents/carers will receive a text message a week before any assessment.

Parents/carers with any questions should contact either Mr D.Mitchell, Mr D.McLean (S5), Mr A. Stewart (S6) or their child's Head of House.

Click on the link below to download the assessment calendar

S4 Assessment Calendar

Pupils will receive a copy of the S4 assessment calendar on Friday 22nd August 2014. Parents/carers will receive a text message a week before any assessment.

If parents/carers have any questions or concerns they should contact Mr D.Mitchell, Mr S.Clark or their child's Head of House.

Please click here to view or download a copy of the S4 assessment calendar.

DGS New Timetable Times

Please click here to view or downloaded the new Timetable Times for Dunoon Grammar School. 

Rugby Festival


Primary 7 pupils from the Cowal schools joined us at Dunoon Grammar today to take part in the inter school tag rugby festival. Inverclyde Rugby Development Officer Brendan McGroarty and his team have been working with the pupils in their schools over the last year in conjunction with Active Schools and Cowal Rugby Club. Read more.

Letter to parents of Primary 7 pupils

Please click here to view or download the Letter to parents of Primary 7 pupils. 


Dunoon Grammar School Uniform Prices 

Please click here to view and download the price list for Dunoon Grammar School Uniform - June 2014.

Book Covers Competition


The Library was delighted to invite Miss Devlin’s art classes to design covers for their favourite story books during the last term. I have to say that all the girls concerned more than rose to the challenge, and it was incredibly difficult to choose the winning entries from all the superb, colourful and interesting designs which were presented. Read more




DGS Trip to Ireland - June 2014

On the second of June, all members of the Gaelic Department at DGS went to Dublin for a week filled with fun, culture and interesting activities. Please click here to read the full report.


S3 Assessment Calendar

An assessment calendar has been developed for S3 pupils and parents. Please click on the link below to see the month by month calendar. Parents/carers will receive a text message a week before each assessment.

Parents/carers with any questions should contact either Mr D.Mitchell, Mr B.Wilson (S3 Year Head) or their child's Head of House. 

AK'sent Magazine

You may have heard this before, but it really is back this time.


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Check out our Tropical poems and stories issue, and this time you don’t need to pay a penny. Read more

DGS New Bus Times August 2014

Please click here to view or download the new bus times for Dunoon Grammar School. 

Dunoon Grammar School opening and closing times change from the start of the new term on Wednesday 13th August 2014. School starts at 8.45am and on Monday to Wednesday will finish at 3.45pm and on Thursdays and Fridays at 2.40pm.


Dunoon Grammar School Pipe Band World Championships 2014

The School Pipe Band attended the World Pipe Band Championships on Glasgow green on Saturday (16th). They narrowly missed out on qualifying in to the final as they tied scores with two other bands only to lose out on ensemble preference. Despite not qualifying spirits were high and all pupils, instructors and parents had a great day in Glasgow with good feedback on crit sheets. Read more

Dunoon Grammar School Pipe Band


Dunoon Grammar School Pipe Band (DGSPB) was formed in 1971 becoming the first post war comprehensive school in Scotland to have a pipe band. The band has a rich history of many trips abroad as well as significant successes in competitions.

There are approximately 30 pupils, ages ranging from 12 – 17, with many younger pupils practising hard in the hope of joining the band soon. Read more

Sizzling Summer Spectacular to end school year at DGS

Over 180 S6 pupils, staff and their families enjoyed a samba inspired BBQ last Thursday evening (26 June) to mark the end of a successful school year.

The school yard was transformed into the ‘Copacabana Courtyard’ – complete with inflatable palm trees - as pupils and staff enjoyed a World Cup themed afternoon that included a bbq, beach volleyball, limbo dancing, football target challenge and trampoline. Read more

Italy Trip 2014

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New picture added from Italy Trip! This is everyone outside arena in Verona. Click here to see the picture bigger. 

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