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

Dyslexia Awareness Session for Parent/Carers

Dunoon Grammar School are delighted to be hosting an information session for parents/carers on supporting learners with dyslexia.  As a school we are working to continually improve how we support all learners to achieve their potential and we are pleased to be working alongside Dyslexia Scotland in this process. Read more

Merit pupils for the month of September


The top twenty merit pupils for the month of September met with Mr Mitchell, Mr Reid and the School captains. They were treated to hot chocolate, tea, coffee and some lovely cakes. Well done to everyone. Keep up the excellent work.

S4 Prelim Exam Timetable 2014

S4 Prelims begin on Tuesday 2nd December 2014. Please click here to view or download a copy of the S4 Prelim Exam Timetable. 

New Dunoon Grammar Facebook Site


Dunoon Grammar School is delighted to announce the launch of their new official Facebook site.

The site has been launched to further enhance communications from the school to all stakeholders within the local community.

The Facebook site will be updated regularly with content including assessment details, department and house news, events and initiatives. Read more

Marvellous Macmillan Coffee Morning at DGS


DGS Staff and invited visitors enjoyed a fantastic coffee morning organised by pupils from the school’s learning centre on Thursday, 2 October – all in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

With the help of Miss Miller and Miss Samuel the pupils prepared for the event for three weeks. This included baking cakes and purchasing supplies such as hot chocolate, tea and coffee. The pupils also produced eye-catching posters and sent out invitations to their parents, teachers and friends. Read more.


S4 National 5 Mathematics Prelim Letter to Parents

Please click here to view or download the S4 National 5 Mathematics Prelim Letter to Parents - Sept 2014. 

October Newsflash

Click here to view the October newsflash. Pupils will receive a hard copy.

Dylan Kerr visit


Dunoon Grammar School was visited by Dylan Kerr, former Leed United and Kilmarnock footballer. He spent the day delivering assemblies and coaching some of our young people. Dylan spoke about his career highs and lows and encouraged all our pupils to follow their dreams and be all they can be.

We would like to thank Dylan for taking the time to visit DGS.

Click here to see a few more pictures.

Happy Halloween...

But Beware!

The latest, most frightening issue of Ak'sent Magazine is now available.

Look for "Terrifying Tales" on I:\1.A New Public1 structure\Ak'sent

But don't say I didn't warn you! - Mr McCallum.


Dunoon Grammar School is now on Facebook!

Click HERE for all the latest news, events and information about our school.

Invite to ‘Reel’ Fun Evening of Entertainment at DGS


Pupils and staff at Dunoon Grammar School are putting the finishing touches to plans for a very special night celebrating the very best of Scottish music and entertainment.

The Scottish themed night – which will take place at DGS on 1 November 2014 - will bring together a variety of music and dance acts – including quality talent from the school, local community and beyond. Read more

Cowal Youth Piping and Drumming Association

Cowal Youth Piping and Drumming Association AGM is on Monday 20th October at 7pm in Dunoon Grammar School.

Communication Leaflet

In a bid to continue to improve communication with parents and carers we have created a communication leaflet. A hard copy of this leaflet will be issued with the October Newsflash.

We hope that you find this information useful.

Click here to view or download the Communication Leaflet. 

DGS put the ‘fun’ into the run in memory of Karra


Hundreds of pupils and staff take part in charity run in memory of much missed pupil

Over 700 pupils and staff of Dunoon Grammar School participated in the inaugural Karra Downie Charity Fun Run last Thursday, 25 September.

The event was organised to celebrate the life of Karra Downie, a pupil of the school who tragically passed away last year. Donations generated by the runners will be used to establish a fund in Karra’s name, with the aim of supporting school based projects in her memory. Read more


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