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
Pupils leadership programme at Dunoon Grammar School
Two pupils from S5 and four from S6 spent two days out of school participating in a leadership course facilitated by Nick Smith from Xpand. These pupils have almost completed an SQA Leadership In Practice course where they had to organise an event such as the Christmas ceilidh or fund raising events for the sailing trip. Read more.
Parental Consultation - February 2014
Please click here to view/download the Parental Consultation Letter - February 2014.
Please submit your preference on our online survery on the link below.
A new merit system has been rolled out in the month of January with great success. Pupils are awarded a merit from a number of categories including excellent participation in class, excellent homework, excellent contribution to the school community and Personal achievement outwith school. Read more.
Cliona and Nuala McCheyne Athletics Performance
On Sunday the 16th February S1 pupils Cliona and Nuala McCheyne competed against other athletes from across Scotland at the Scottish Athletics U14/U16 Indoor Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Both girls competed in the heats of the 800m with Nuala progressing on to the final where she took the silver medal in a new personal best time.
Internet Safety - Parent Information Evening
An Internet safety information evening is being held in Dunoon Grammar School on Wednesday 5th March. If you are worried about what your children are doing online and wish to keep them safe please come along at 7pm to hear from Police Scotland and the IT coordinator from Argyll and Bute Council.
Two events are being held Wednesday 5th March - Dunoon Grammar School @ 7pm Thursday 13th March - Strachur Memorial Hall @ 7pm
Please contact David Mitchell should you require any further information.
Parent Consultation Follow Up
Please click here to view and download the Parental Consultation Follow Up Letter - February 2014.
S2 Option Process
Please click here to view/download the S2 Reporting & Options Process 2014 Parental Letter. Key dates of the process are listed below.
S2 Parents Information Evening - Thursday 20th February (7pm-8pm)
S2 Report Distribution and 'I Can Do Anything Day' - Friday 21st February
S2 Parental Meetings with House Teachers - 25th-28th February
S2 Open Evening - Thursday 27th February (6pm-8pm)
S2 Options Meeting with Heads of House - 3rd-7th March
On Monday 24th February, twenty seven school gymnasts received specialist training at the Inverclyde National Sports Centre, in Largs. The pupils participated in a three hour coaching session led by two professional British Gymnastics Club coaches. Read more.
Decorating the Heedie's Office
Whilst Mr. Mitchell continues to settle in well as new head teacher at Dunoon Grammar School, he felt that his office was still feeling a little bit bare. He approached pupils in the learning centre to see if they could help by providing a few plants. Outdoor learning is a big part of the learning centre curriculum and the pupils rose to the challenge straight away. Read more.
Higher German Film Trip
On Wednesday 12th January, the Higher German class braved the wild seas to make their way to the Glasgow Film Theatre to view the German film "I feel like Disco" which was showing as part of the Glasgow Youth Film Festival.
Despite being drenched several times, everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day out - the film was great!