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DUNOON GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Established 1641

Dunoon Grammar School
Dunoon Grammar School
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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

 
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

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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

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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

 

 
Reward for Merit pupils

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As part of our merit programme we welcomed our top pupils from August to a coffee morning with Mr Mitchell. Well done to all these pupils for their continued hard work throughout the month.

Pupil of the Month - Ronan Grant

House of the Month - Benmore

Click here
to see some more pictures.

 
Smoke Free Performance

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Pupils from each of the Cowal Primary Schools were treated to a performance from a travelling theatre group. The theme of this performance was on the dangers of smoking. The interactive show was well received by the pupils. The event was hosted at Dunoon Grammar School. 

 
New Dunoon Grammar Facebook Site

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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

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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.

 
DGS Stars Shine for Scotland

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Dunoon Grammar Pupils perform at prestigious international event

Pupils from Dunoon Grammar School again played a key role at a significant International Reception hosted by Education Scotland at the City Chambers, Glasgow last week.

The reception was part of the Scottish Learning Festival, an annual exhibition and conference at the SECC, Glasgow that attracts thousands of education professionals to attend and discuss education innovation and share effective approaches to learning. Read more.

 
Karra Downie Fun Run

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Photographs for the inaugrial Karra Downie Fun Run held on Thursday, 25 September 2014. Click here for more.

More photographs and reaction from this fantastic event - dedicated to our much loved and missed pupil, Karra - next week.

 

 
An appeal – DGS Young Musicians looking for Instruments

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Do you have an unwanted woodwind instrument gathering dust under the bed or in the loft? If so, why not put it to good use and donate it to the next generation of woodwind players at Dunoon Grammar School? 

Former DGS pupils Iain Collinson has returned to the school and has established a new wind band and a saxophone quartet. Read more.

 
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