Month: February 2017

Duncanrig Ceilidh ‘n’ Folk Group at the East Kilbride Rotary Club Dinner Dance.

Congratulations to Duncanrig Ceilidh ‘n’ Folk Group who had a very successful performance at the Crutherland Hotel on Friday the 17th, performing at the East Kilbride Rotary Club Dinner Dance. The band started the night off at around 9.30 pm with a couple of slow airs before getting everyone up dancing with a Gay Gordons. […]

Pupil Success!

We had a very successful evening last night. Gemma Rattray (S1) won the Rotary Young Writer Award for a short story. She was competing against pupils from the other East Kilbride schools as well as Strathaven Academy.    Alan Winnie and Archie Wallace (both S2) were also winners of the second round of the English Speaking Union […]

Used Clothes Collection

  “Rag Bag” Collection S6 leaders will be collecting donations of clothes for a “Rag Bag Collection” at Registration every morning until 7th March. Please donate items such as: Wearable Clothing Paired Shoes Handbags Belts We encourage as many pupils to make a donation as possible as the recycled clothes help to clothe people in […]

Athletics Success

Last week some of our pupils competed in the Scottish Schools Indoor Athletics Championships at the Emirates Arena.  All our athletics performed extremely well and some of the highlight performances are shown below.   Greg Kelly is now the indoor over 16 boys 60m Scottish Champion with an amazing time of 7.04sec. Kirsty Craig jumped […]

Gymnastics Success

Congratulations to our pupils who competed in a SLC gymnastics competition recently. They performed exceptionally well and this was reflected with a total of 16 medals. Congratulations to Zoe Darroch who received a gold medal and is now our SLC Grade 2 Champion Brogan Muir who received a silver medal in the Level 2 category. […]

Minister visits Duncanrig

YDance Leadership Workshop There were some important visitors to our school to witness the impact of the YDance programme on pupils in South Lanarkshire schools – particularly at Duncanrig.  Aileen Campbell, Scottish Government Minister for Public Health and Sport took time out of her busy schedule to see our dancers in action.  She was joined by […]

Learner Pathways Booklet

The Learner Pathways booklet discussed at the S3 Info Evening has been successfully uploaded after some initial problems.

S3 Parents Evening

Dear Parents/Carers of S3 Pupils This session we are piloting a new online booking system for parents’ evenings. The online system makes it possible for parents to make the bookings electronically from a computer or a smart phone, without the need for pupils to circulate round staff in order to get appointments.   Once the […]

Charities non-uniform day – 10th Feb

  This Friday is our Pupil Council Charities non-uniform day! Last year’s Pupil Council voted for three charities to support this year; Alzheimer Scotland, Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow Young Scotland in MIND.   Alzheimer Scotland provides specialist help and support for the 90,000 people living in Scotland with dementia. The Royal Hospital for Children […]