Careers Event for S1 – S6 pupils

Careers Event for S1 – S6 pupils: 13th November: The Bridge: This is a fantastic opportunity to find out about qualifications, courses and talk to representatives from all industry sectors including: Engineering Construction Childcare Hospitality Food & Drink Creative Industries and The Armed Forces. Take advantage of this opportunity to speak directly to those people who can best advise you …

Christmas Market – 21st November

Dumfries High School – Christmas Market 21st November 2019 – 6pm to 8.30pm Santa is coming! Over 30 Christmas Arts & Crafts Stalls Hungry ?? Why not join us for tea. The Chip Van & Pizza Wagon will be here Big Raffle Draw Seasonal Musical Entertainment Come and join us for a great evening of festive fun.

S5 ‘Stepping Up To Higher’ – Thursday 3rd October – 6.30pm

Dumfries High School is holding a ‘Stepping up to Higher’ Evening on Thursday 3 October. This important evening for S5 pupils and their parents/carers is designed to help young people be successful in making the transition from National 5 study to Higher study in fifth year. Therefore, parents/carers of pupils who will be sitting SQA examinations next May are strongly …

Headteachers’ Newsletter – September 2019

With the new academic year well underway, I would like to say a big welcome back to everyone and extend a particularly warm welcome to all of the pupils and parents/carers of our new S1 cohort. Pupils have settled back into school life very well and are enjoying their learning activities. The support and encouragement that pupils get from parents/carers …

VOscars awards Ceremony

On Thursday 6th June the Third sector Dumfries and Galloway Awards Ceremony 2019 was held in Castle Douglas. Connor S3 was shortlisted for the Young Volunteer Award sponsored by The Holywood Trust.  The award was to recognise the contributions that young people make by bringing their passion, ideas and vitality to the work of many organisations across Dumfries and Galloway. …

S1 Paris Trip

On Monday 13th May, 84 S1 pupils and 8 members of staff left Dumfries High School for Paris.  We left at I o’clock in the morning and travelled by bus to the Euro Tunnel.  We arrived in France later on Monday afternoon.  Once we had checked into our hotel we all went to the Disney Village before going for our …

Blazer Fittings

As outlined in the recent letter emailed to parents, the wearing of the new school blazer is compulsory next academic year for all senior pupils returning to Dumfries High for S5 and S6 and encouraged for pupils in S1 to S4. Uniform fittings have been arranged for next week (see below) and pupils will be issued with details of how …