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Need Help? – Key Contacts

Need Help? Here are some key contacts!

Supporting Positive Mental Health – It’s okay to talk!

 ChildLine

ChildLine provides a confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem.

You can:

 

The Mix

The Mix provides a free confidential telephone helpline and online service.

You can:

 

Coronavirus Update

Dear Parent/Carer,

You will be aware of the advice given by the UK and Scottish governments yesterday regarding steps to take to minimise the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19.

In accordance with this advice, any pupil who develops a high temperature or cough should self-isolate for a 7 day period.  I would be grateful to all in our school community for following this advice to support the good health of all.  Any pupil who becomes unwell during the course of the school day will be sent home.

You will also be aware of the Scottish government’s advice to cancel all school trips.  Further information regarding this will be shared with you when details of the timeframes involved become clearer.

Below is the statement released by SQA regarding the forthcoming exam diet.

http://dalkeith.mgfl.net/2020/03/13/sqa-statement-on-the-coronavirus/

I will keep you up to date with any further news of the impact of the virus on the smooth running of the school as the situation develops.

Thank you for your continued support,

Allyson Dobson
Headteacher
Dalkeith High School

Meeting with John Swinney, Deputy First Minister

Anastasia Moore, S6, was part of a small group of pupils who met with John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, at the Scottish Parliament.  Mr Swinney had invited the senior pupils in to meet with him to discuss the pupil empowerment conference that the pupils had attended in February. The conference was organised by School Leaders Scotland and the Scottish Youth Parliament and involved young people from schools across Scotland coming together to discuss how schools involve them in the decision-making processes that affect them. Teacher were ‘banned’ from the event, and the findings that resulted from the lively debate will be taken forward by Scottish Government officials.  Anastasia was joined at the conference by Elle Wright.  The pupils reported back to Mrs Dobson, Headteacher, that in their opinion pupils at Dalkeith High School have many opportunities to have their voices heard and feel that their views are valued and acted upon.