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Business and Computing

The Faculty of Business and Computing seeks to provide a nurturing, engaging and inspiring environment where all pupils achieve their full potential in the wide range of Business and Computing subjects. The following pages will provide you with a flavour of life in the Faculty.

You will find information on the wide range of subjects offered by the Faculty as well as the teaching staff working in the faculty.

For the latest news on the faculty, please follow the school twitter feed @dunoongrammar1

Staff

Paul Gallanagh – Teacher of Business Education / Principal Teacher

Stacy Sommerville – Teacher of Business Education / Principal Teacher of DYW (Mon-Wed)

Colin Spark – Teacher of Business Education / Principal Teacher (Mon & Wed)

Graham Stoddart – Teacher of Computing Science

Sam Murdoch – Teacher of Computing Science

Lorne Wilson – Teacher of Business Education

Alex Johnson – Teacher of Computing Science and Depute/Acting Head Teacher

Vision Statement

The Faculty seeks to provide a nurturing, engaging and inspiring environment where all learners achieve their full potential in a wide range of Business & Computing subjects.

As a Faculty we are committed to:

  • Offering the highest quality learning and teaching in a safe and stimulating environment
  • Facilitate learning experiences that are within the spirit of Curriculum for Excellence and include co-operative, active and experiential learning in real and relevant contexts
  • Ensure learners are fully prepared for national examinations
  • Encourage self-reliance and self-discipline in learners
  • Provide a range of learning opportunities out with the classroom to deepen understanding and further develop skills and knowledge
  • Provide support mechanisms to enable each pupil to achieve his/her potential
  • Acknowledge pupils’ achievements, celebrate their success and showcase talents
  • Nurture a close working partnership with parents and the wider community
  • Foster a mutual respect of individuals
  • Develop in pupils the disposition of skills which will enable them to respond to their current responsibilities while preparing them for the challenges of adult life
  • Engage staff, student and parents in the decision making process
  • Forge closer working relationships with partner primaries and other Business & Computing departments within the authority
  • Be committed to quality assurance, self-evaluation and strategies for continuous improvement
  • Offer a wide portfolio of Business & Computing courses for pupils of varying academic abilities and practical skills

The Faculty’s overarching vision, values and aims are embodied in our aspirational motto ‘Dedicated to excellence’.

Course Information

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Senior Phase Information

Learners can progress to a wide range of certificated Business & Computing courses in S4 to S6.

Business & Computing pupils will be supplied with a wide range of resources and support to ensure they maximise their potential with us. This includes text books, electronic resources and opportunities for supported study. These resources are regularly updated and will be shared with students at the onset of courses.

Important Deadlines

Deadlines for each subject and level will be shared with pupils and parents via a range of media – including direct texts and email.

Any other information

Please follow the Dunoon Grammar twitter feed @dunoongrammar1 for the latest news from Business & Computing.

Business and Computing

The Faculty of Business and Computing seeks to provide a nurturing, engaging and inspiring environment where all pupils achieve their full potential in the wide

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Business and Computing

The Faculty of Business and Computing seeks to provide a nurturing, engaging and inspiring environment where all pupils achieve their full potential in the wide

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