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 …

Promoting Mental Health Newsletter

This month’s newsletter focuses on helping you cope during school absence due to COVID-19 Why is mental health important? Schooling at home – some helpful tips Promoting positive mental health during crisis- tips and advice Need some help? Please click here to read the full Newsletter.

School Nurse Service – Information for Service Users

COVID-19 Update Useful Websites www.childline.org.uk – a free private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. www.samaritans.org.uk – If you need someone to talk to, we listen. We won’t judge or tell you what to do. www.nhsinform.scot – Scotland’s national health information service. www.talktofrank.com – facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol today. www.youngminds.org.uk – advice and …