S4, S5 & S6 Prelims – Mon 14th Jan to Fri 25th Jan

Senior pupils undertaking National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses are about to undertake a series of prelim exams. These will begin on Monday 14th January and run until Friday 25th January. All pupils have been issued with a prelim exam timetable and have been advised to check this carefully, noting all relevant information for the subjects they are studying. …

Sports Ambassadors

Paul, Megan and Hannah all applied for the role to be a sports ambassador and were all lucky enough to be chosen. Megan and Hannah were then chosen to represent the school at the Scottish Conference at Hampden Park. ‘During our day at Hampden we listened to guest speakers who were talented athletes who inspired and encouraged us to promote …

Boys’ Netball Festival

On Thursday 27th September two teams from Dumfries High School entered the first ever Dumfries & Galloway boys’ netball festival held at Dumfries Academy. The event was run by Dumfries & Galloway Netball Association and is hopefully the first of many opportunities for boys to get involved with netball at secondary school level. Round robin format allowed each team to …

Netball Festival

S1 pupils from Dumfries High School recently attended the regional S1 girls netball festival held at Dumfries Academy. 11 teams from across the region competed in an all-day event where every team got to play against each other once. Katie 1C1 was awarded Dumfries High School’s player of the tournament and Stephanie 1C2 was chosen as player of the entire …

Social Enterprise at Dumfries High School

S3 Business pupils from Dumfries High School have recently started working in partnership with Social Enterprise Academy. This new aspect of the course will allow pupils to explore the concept of social enterprise in society; learn about various businesses operating as social enterprises both locally and nationally; and actually set up and run their own small-scale social enterprises in school. …

SRUC Barony Campus now accepting applications

SRUC Barony Campus are now accepting applications for our Further Education courses for 2019/20. Pupils can apply online at www.sruc.ac.uk/barony We also have the following Open Days coming up:- Wednesday 5th December – Veterinary Nursing Open Day 10.00-3.00pm Thursday 6th December – Agriculture, Animal Care, Engineering & Forestry/Arboriculture – 10.00-1.00pm Please ask any pupils interested in coming along to book …

Fire and Rescue Service Anthony Nolan Awareness

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is currently supporting the Anthony Nolan National Charity which saves the lives of people with blood cancer – a partnership that was formed in 2009. To this end The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have now extended their search into Dumfries and Galloway for volunteers to help cure blood cancer. Kenny McClurg, Watch Manager Prevention …

DHS Creative Showcase

The school is holding a Creative Showcase night on Tuesday the 27th Nov. All parents are invited to come along and see our pupils display their creative talents. There will be a pop-up exhibit of Art work, musicians performing their own chosen pieces, and Drama pupils performing acting pieces. Please come along, support, and enjoy the talents of our pupils.

DHS Christmas Market

Over 40 Christmas Arts & Crafts stalls: Sulwath Brewers, Avon, Sweet Sadies, Partylite, Bespoke Feathers, Wee Shade Shop, Tropic Skincare, Scensy, Lori Kyle Glass Pizza Oven & other refreshments. Santa will be there. Christmas Trees for Sale. Location: Dumfries High School Date: Thursday 6th December 2018 Time: 6pm-8pm

DLT Burgh Careers Marketplace

The Annual Careers Marketplace Event takes place at Dumfries and Galloway College on 22 November from 4-7pm and is open to all pupils from S1 to S6. Over 40 employers, and representatives for universities and other colleges will be there for pupils to talk to which will help you to think about your potential future career pathway. In addition, it coincides with the College …