Month: May 2017

Arrangements for the return to school of S5 and S6 pupils

S5 and S6 pupils will return to school next week.  In order to prepare them for their new stages, 2 induction events are being held – one specifically for S6 returners and one for S5 returns.  The details are shown below; S6 Induction              Friday 2 June               periods 1 and 2                Games Hall   S6 pupils are free […]

Junior Debating Success!

Congratulations go to Fergus Kane (S2) and James Neville (S3) who won their heat in the Glasgow Bar Debating Competition last night. The argued that zoos should be abolished against teams from Douglas Academy, Mearns Castle High School and Kings Park Secondary.  This is a particularly impressive achievement for James as he stepped in at the […]

Concert Band Go Viral!

Due to the quality of their performance and the way they engaged the audience at the recent Scottish Concert Band Festival, our Concert Band now feature on the Scottish Concert Band Festival Website and their Youtube channel to showcase their piece ‘Happy’ . This is a major accolade to our pupils and they should be extremely […]

Young Footballers Reach National Final

Congratulations to our Under 13s football team who have reached the Scottish Plate Final against Taylor High School. The final is on Thursday 8th June at the Excelsior Stadium in Airdrie with a 6 pm kick-off. A supporters bus will be available and pupils, staff and parents are encouraged to come to support the boys […]

School Blazers

Academy Uniforms will be in Duncanrig on Wednesday 24th May from 4 pm – 5.30 pm to fit pupils for Duncanrig blazers.  If you need a new Duncanrig Blazer then please come along for a fitting.

Nicola Benedetti Masterclass

On the 18th of May, 6 Duncanrig pupils joined a number of selected pupils from South Lanarkshire schools for an incredible opportunity to see and hear one of the world’s most esteemed classical musicians perform and to work with a selection of talented violinists from St Mary’s Music School, Edinburgh.  The event was an unforgettable experience […]

Duncanrig Sports Day

A massive thank you to all staff and pupils for making the 2017 Duncanwealth Games Day a great success.  With over 120 competitors, 700 spectators and the weather just about staying on our side, the event truly showcased the outstanding sporting talents we have at Duncanrig! A special thanks to staff for helping supervise and carrying out […]

Family Learning Event

Parents/Carers of S1 Pupils who have opted for Computing Science in S2 The Computing Science department is running a programming event for our pupils and their families through a hands-on workshop involving the use of BBC Microbit.  The workshop will take place on Tuesday 6th June from 4.30 – 6.00 pm. Pupils who wish to […]

Careers Success

We are delighted to announce  that Amy Lauriston (S5), has been successful in her application for a place on the EY Smart Futures Programme. This is an initiative run by Ernst and Young to give young people in Scotland a very prestigious paid work experience opportunity.  It commences on the 15th June and runs for 3 weeks. Amy […]

Family Learning at Duncanrig

Over the coming months we will be providing family learning opportunities for our pupils and their families.  Family learning encourages family members to learn together as and within a family, with a focus on intergenerational learning.  Family learning activities can also be specifically designed to enable parents to learn how to support their children’s learning.  […]