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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

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.


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.


Learning centre pupils trek to the top of Mount ‘Kilimancamelshump.’


On the 17th June, Dunoon Grammar School learning centre pupils, teaching and support staff walked up The Camel’s Hump to raise money for CLASP/Cornerstone. Parent, Frances Halligan, is walking to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa in September of this year and this learning centre sponsored walk was to support her huge fundraising efforts to help CLASP/Cornerstone provide a youth club service for young people with additional learning needs. Read more

Dunoon Grammar School Annual Prizegiving

The Annual Prizegiving was held in the school on 18 June 2014. The address was given by Mr Kenneth B Muir, Chief Executive, General Teaching Council for Scotland former pupil of Dunoon Grammar School. A list of prizewinners can be found HERE

Dunoon Grammar School Dux 2014 is Ryan Greer.



Rugby 7s Tournament


In the first ever Cross Clyde rugby 7s tournament a team of S4s and one S3s travelled to ClydeView Academy in Greenock to showcase there skill and fitness in the soaring heat. With Brendan McGroraty the SRU rugby development officer taking charge with the whistle. The game against Clydeview started off well with great handling and rucking from DGS and eventually the pressure told on the home team with the visitors running in several try's before half time. Read more

DGS New Timetable Times

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

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. 

Italy Trip - Tuesday 24 June

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New picture added from Italy Trip! This picture was taken yesterday when we visited Venice. Heading to Gardaland today. Click here to see the picture bigger. 

A Warm DGS Willkommen to German Pupils


26th Year of German School Exchange Kicks Off in Style

Forty German pupils and staff arrived at Dunoon Grammar School to a very warm reception from their Scottish equivalents last Wednesday evening (18 June 2014).

The German contingent arrived as part of the hugely successful school exchange partnership between Dunoon Grammar School and Hardenberg Gymnasium, Fürth. Read more

HMS Gannet Visit

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As part of our S2 Citizenship day we had to write a report which was judged by Mr Wilson and Mr Mitchell. The top 3 reports were by myself, Mae Pringle and Eve Clark. Part of this prize was a visit to HMS Gannet as guests of the Navy. Unfortunately Mae could not come with us as she was on the French exchange. On Monday the 16 June myself and Eve met Mr Mitchell and Mrs Thomson and set off on our adventure. Read more

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