DHS Remembers the Great War (1914-1918)

As part of our focus week ‘DHS Remembers’, our History Department thought that it would be a nice opportunity for staff, pupils and parents to reflect on the contributions made by their own families during the Great War (1914-1918).
If you have a family member who fought in the war or contributed in the Home Front and you would like to share their story, it would be great if you could complete the attached document.  I have attached one for my great uncle who was a Royal Engineer and died in 1917 aged only 20 years old.
It would be fantastic for our pupils to see how the war impacted families in our local area.
 
Completed profiles should be sent to me either by email or hard copy by Wednesday 7th November.  They will be displayed on our wall of remembrance in block 1.
Nicola Hogg, CL Humanities, Dalkeith High School (N.Hogg@mgfl.net).

2019-2020 Tianjin Scholarship

Please see  information below regarding the 2019-2020 Tianjin Scholarship.  In conjunction with the Tianjin Municipal Education Commission, the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools offers current 6th year pupils the opportunity to apply to spend an academic year learning Mandarin in Tianjin, China. Further information about the scholarship application process and criteria is included in the documents below.

Download: Tianjin Scholarship cover letter_2019-2020

Download: Tianjin scholarship application form_2019-2020

 

My World of Work Ambassadors

7 pupils across S3 and S4 have been selected to be My World of Work Ambassadors at Dalkeith High School.

The programme, from Skills Development Scotland (SDS), is inspired by award-winning careers information and advice web service My World of Work.

The Ambassadors are Eva Baigrie, Ryan Johnson, Fraser Flynn, Charlotte Ellis-Lawson, Maya Pearson, Michael Orme and Abby Pearson.

Ambassadors volunteer to act as champions for My World of Work, Careers and Employability, helping spread the word of Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce to their friends, fellow pupils, teachers and parents.

Our ambassadors will become in-house experts on My World of Work, helping pupils, parents and teachers get the best out of the resources available to support career decisions and transitions.

They will share with others and gain valuable experience and skills that are transferable to the world of work. This includes working as part of a team, planning and organising, communicating, problem solving and leadership as well as developing career management skills.