Football success for two former DHS pupils!

Firstly, Ryan Porteous lifted the Scottish Youth Cup last night at Hampden Park. (Defeated Aberdeen 3-1) Many of you will be well aware of the success Ryan has had already playing in the Hibs first team.
In addition, Kieran Watson lifted the Under 20 East of Scotland/Lowland league trophy playing for Edinburgh City. They defeated Spartans 2-0 in the final.

Daily Bulletin – 27/4/18

S1 – 5K Event

A reminder to all S1 pupils, this will take place on Tuesday 1 May during normal PE lesson.  Start times are displayed in the PE department.

Entry to PE

Games Hall 3 is now in use for exams.  A reminder to all students that they must be quiet on entry to the PE department.  There will be no lunchtime clubs available during May.  These will restart on the change of timetable.

School Meals – Price Increase

Price Increase – August 18
As per the Council decision in February 18 school meals will increase by 10p per meal. This will make Primary meals £2.00/High School meal deals £2.20/Teachers meals £2.70 plus vat. Individual items will rise accordingly.

Transition Visits
The Council decided to continue with free meals for P7 pupils on transition visits. This includes their June visits and the first day of the new term.

26/4/18 Bulletin

SQA Exam Timetable

Any pupils with queries regarding their SQA timetable should report them to the school office before close of school Friday.

Mrs McGlashan will deal with any issues on her return to school next week.



A reminder that all PC forms must be handed in today to confirm places on the team.  Students must see Miss MacLaine at break time if there is an issue.


Lost and found

Items of clothing left in the PE department will be donated to charity this weekend.  Any pupils who wish to check through lost and found items should do so today.

PE Department

Night at the Musicals – Friday 20 April, 7pm

Our NPA Musical Theatre class is performing their ‘Night at the Musicals’ Showcase this coming Friday 20th April at 7pm. Tickets are £5 (adult) & £3(concessions). The class has worked incredibly hard and this performance is an accumulation of everything they have done throughout the year.
To help us raise funds for next year, we are hoping to hold a raffle (or tombola – TBC!) on the night. If you have any unwanted gifts etc kicking around, we will happily take them off your hands! If you have anything you can donate, please hand it in to the school office or the music department.

Dalkeith High School – Ranked Top in Midlothian

Dalkeith High School is the top-ranked Midlothian secondary school!

According to the recently-published list of the top performing state secondary schools in Scotland by The Times, Dalkeith High School is the top-ranked Midlothian secondary school with our nearest competitor ten places below us.  The list has been compiled using data on attainment at Higher level supplied by Scottish Government and compares performance between schools with similar catchment areas.

Dalkeith High School has also made it into the top third of the table of all state secondary schools in Scotland – the only Midlothian school to do so.

Well done Dalkeith High School!