Month: January 2017

S5/6 Supported Study Programme

The supported study programme to support senior pupils as they approach their prelims is shown below.  Please encourage your child(ren) to take advantage of as many sessions as they can as it has been shown in recent years that this will greatly increase their chances of exam success. A paper copy of the programme will […]

Scottish Senior Mathematical Challenge Successes

Congratulations to the following Senior pupils who excelled in the recent Scottish Senior Mathematical Challenge Best in School and Silver Certificate Winner Calum Findlay 6D1   Bronze Certificate Winners Sarah Johnston 6A2 Ross Paterson 6A2 Curtis Davis 5C2 Euan Blair 5A1

Live at Lunch

The Live at Lunch programme of pupil performances recommences this week.  Details for this term are shown below.  Please come along to support your fellow pupils and enjoy the quality of the performances they provide for you.  When they are famous you will have to pay to see them! Live at Lunch 2017 Programme Jan […]

Music Success

Congratulations to Erin Jenkins 1C1, who has achieved a place in the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Junior Orchestra.  This is a fantastic achievement.  

S4 Parents Evening

Dear Parents/Carers of S4 Pupils As you may already be aware, this session we are piloting a new online booking system for Parents Evenings. The online system makes it possible for parents to make bookings electronically from a computer or a smart phone, without the need for pupils to circulate round staff in order to […]

Charity Fundraising Success

Wear it Pink, Blue or Tartan The final total for our fundraising day at the end of November is a very impressive £1220! Well done to all the pupils and staff who participated in raising this amount by dressing in pink, blue or tartan on St Andrew’s Day. The money raised will be split between […]

Pupils can now gain remote access to their files and documents

I am delighted to advise pupils and parents/carers that our new website allows remote access to pupil files via the Pupil Zone. In order to gain access pupils must go to their school email account where they should have received an email outlining username and password details. The web address of the new site is:

Visit from Education Scotland

HM Inspectors from Education Scotland will be visiting us to conduct an inspection during the week commencing 23rd January.  As part of the inspection, Inspectors gather the views of stakeholders via an online survey. All parents and carers will be invited complete the survey.  Please keep an eye on your electronic mailbox for the invitation and […]

Welcome back to school – staff changes

As we start the new term I would like to bring you up to date with some staffing changes.   Mr Randall and Mr Forrester both retired at Christmas, Mrs McGlade departed temporarily on maternity leave. Mrs Widdowson is now Acting Senior Depute Headteacher, Mr Callaghan and Mrs Meldrum have been appointed to the posts […]

Happy New Year

Best wishes to all pupils, parents, carers, partners and friends of Duncanrig for 2017.  I hope you all had a relaxing break and that the pupils are now ready to return refreshed and ready for action. I look forward to seeing you on Monday (only 3 sleeps!). G Wynne