Month: November 2017

Innovation in our school app

I am delighted to inform you that our school app now has a new dimension to it.  The Computing Science department are piloting an initiative to upload course support notes directly to the app so that pupils can access them using their phones or tablets.  This will allow pupils to have help to study, revise […]

S4 Prelims: Supported Study Timetable

The S4 Prelims begin on Wednesday 6th December. Supported Study will be offered at the following times: Supported Study – S4: November -December 2017   Date Subjects Tuesday 28th November  Maths/ Geography/  Modern Studies Wednesday 29th November English / Chemistry/ Admin and IT / Business Management Thursday 30th November Physics/Health & Food/Computing Friday 1st December             […]

Debating Success

  Congratulations to Alison Balmer and Kate Kane on winning the final of the Scullion Law Debating Competition! The girls performed excellently in a closely fought final and displayed outstanding composure and debating skills to lift the trophy. Congratulations to Laura Galasso, who performed two classical guitar solos during the adjudication.

Swimming Success

Congratulations go to Lewis Currie who won a silver medal in the Back Stroke event at the Scottish Swimming National Championships. This is a tremendous achievement for Lewis to medal at a national championships. Well done Lewis!

Dance Success

      Well done to Kira Ramsay 3B1 on her recent success at British Dance Regional Championships at Ravenscraig.   Kira won gold in both the Team and Solo street dance competitions and narrowly missed out on another podium place with a creditable 4th in the Duo street dance. Congratulations Kira from all at […]

Athletics Success

A massive well done to Meghan Porterfield of 1A1 who continues to break record after record in the girl’s Shot Put. Meghan threw an incredible 11.91m to smash the girls scottish outdoor record. She then followed this up by throwing the same distance indoors to take the girl’s BRITISH indoor record. Congratulations from all at […]

Girls Football Success

  Congratulations to Hayley MacMillan and Megan McLeod who have both been successful in being selected for the final SSFA South West Squad.  This is a major achievement for the girls as they faced tough competition for selection.

Appointment of new Headteacher for Duncanrig

I am writing this notice with very mixed emotions as the process of finding and appointing my replacement draws to a close. Yesterday, South Lanarkshire Council staff conducted the final interviews for the post of HT and I am delighted to inform you that the successful applicant was Ms Lyndsay McRoberts.  Ms McRoberts is an existing Headteacher […]

More Debating Success

  Congratulations to sixth year pupils Kate Kane and Alison Balmer who have talked their way to outstanding success by reaching the final of the Scullion Law Debating Competion.  This prestigious competition is competed for by pupils all over Lanarkshire and the girls have done tremendously well to reach the final. When asked to comment […]

Debating Success

Congratulations to S6 pupils, Bryan Watson and Zak Williamson who went through to the second round of the Donald Dewar Law Society Debating competition. This was the first formal debate for both boys and they acquitted themselves very well against more experienced opposition. They argued that monuments to controversial figures should be removed from public […]