Modern Apprenticeship Opportunities – Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark have now opened the applications for Modern Apprenticeships for their March intake. Click on the following link for further information / to make an application. If you need help to complete your application see Ms Kilmurry. https://www.arnoldclark.com/careers/apprenticeships/

Dumfries High School Win Rotary Music Competition

The first round of the Rotary Young Musician took place at The Bridge on Wednesday 20th November. Three schools in Dumfries had a total of 16 representatives, offering a wide range of instruments and voices, including Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Bagpipes, Acoustic and Electric Guitar. Dumfries High School was represented by Eleanor (French Horn), Gregor (Bagpipes), Hollie (Voice), Kate (Voice), Logan …

Dumfries High School Win Rotary Young Chef Area Final

Cameron Scott took part in the Rotary Young Chef Area Final on Monday 25th November 2019 at Dalbeattie Learning Campus. Cameron was given 1.5 hours to produce a two course meal for two people for less than £15. Twelve competitors from other schools in the region took part with chef, Tom Kirkpatrick, judging. The competition was tough and Tom mentioned …

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

To achieve the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award we had to complete three key areas: Volunteering, skills (learn a new skill) and physical. Two of the areas needed to be completed in a three-month timescale and the other was in six months.  After completing the three categories they had to be assessed by someone who had knowledge of each area. …

Bar Mock Trial

Dumfries High School took part in the Young Citizens ‘Bar Mock Trial’ competition on the 2nd November 2019 at Glasgow High Court. The team consisted of 14 senior pupils from S4-S6 who have spent the last 8 weeks preparing their cases for trial. Pupils took on every role in the court; advocates, witnesses, clerk, macer and jury. This was their …

STEM Ambassadors

A group of S6 pupils have recently undergone training to become STEM Ambassadors with Aileen Hamilton.  As part of this role they will be working with younger pupils to inspire them to follow careers in STEM related industries.  They will be running events throughout the year to inform pupils of the careers that STEM subjects can offer.

Girls into Physics

A group of S2 & S3 girls recently attended a Girls into Physics event at Lockerbie Academy organised by the Institute of Physics. The girls heard from senior Physicists within the Institute about the importance of Physics in the workplace and how girls can seize an opportunity in careers traditionally dominated by men. The girls had the opportunity to work …

S4/5/6 – Senior Prelims

The S4, S5 & S6 Senior Prelims will begin on Friday the 10th of January 2020 and end on Friday the 24th January 2020. The Prelim timetable will be uploaded to the Parent/Pupil Zone as soon as it becomes available.