Promoting Positive Mental Health Newsletter – July 2020

Welcome to the summer holidays! The end of the academic year is here- and what an year this has been… With the uncertainty of what next year will look like for education across the country, this newsletter will aim to answer some of the questions and queries that the DHS community has had with regards to supporting mental health over …

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (18th-24th May), and it’s a chance for all of us to show kindness and challenge stigma. Right now it’s more important than ever that we are all there for each other and we encourage people to talk about mental health, ask for help and check in with friends, family and colleagues. Find out more by …

Dumfries & Galloway College – Virtual Open Week

Dumfries and Galloway College are holding their first ever virtual open week and they can’t wait for you to see what’s in store! They have a full timetable planned for you starting next Monday 18th May! Take a look at the live Q&A’s and extensive information that will be available for you next week and see when you’d like to …

Our DHS Community – Video

Here is something that we have put together for our community. We hope you enjoy it. Our DHS Community Gepostet von Dumfries High School – Official am Montag, 11. Mai 2020

Headteachers’ Newsletter – May 2020

As I write to you, it remains unclear as to when pupils and staff will be returning to school following this period of ‘lockdown’. I would however like to take this opportunity to thank all staff, pupils and parents/carers for the significant efforts that we are all demonstrating to try and give as much continuity to pupil learning as possible …

Free Online Reading Resources for S1 -S3

All resources listed are currently free to access with the exception of BBC iPlayer which requires a TV license in order to watch. Some resources are either only available as a limited free trial or only while the schools are closed.

P7 Transition 2020

A letter is making its way to all P7s who are enrolled to start at Dumfries High School in the new session. We look forward to communicating with you soon about your transition to our school!

Open Doors – Jobs Available to Apply for Now

DYWDG working in partnership with Dumfries JobCentre Plus present the first of our online versions of our successful recruitment events with this first list of vacancies we have been notified of. Please click here to find the full list of jobs that you can apply for now.

Free School Meals

Our Council is committed to supporting families throughout the year but in particular during COIVID-19. As part of this support we have delivered over 70,000 Free School Meals to 1700 households but we are now extending the options available of providing Free School Meals with a direct cash payment option. The Cash Payment is £35 every 2 weeks per child …

#SupportDG – Supporting Children

We are aware that during this difficult period parents, carers and educaton staff may be seeking some support to help manage the wellbeing of children. Our telephone consultation service offers blocks of time when we will have both educational psychologists and educational visitors available to chat with you and offer any advice. From Tuesday 31st March 2020 we will be …