Update from the Headteacher – Friday 12 March 2021

Dear Parent/Carer,
We are very much looking forward to welcoming our pupils back into the building through the course of next week.  It has been a challenging few months since the start of the year but the pupils returning to school is a clear indication that we are moving in a positive direction.
Full plans were shared with pupils and their families earlier in the week but please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any further information.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your unstinting support throughout.
With very best wishes,
Allyson Dobson

Update from the Headteacher – Wednesday 10 March 2021

Dear Parent/Carer,

Please find below the plans for the return of our pupils for some in-school learning from Monday, 15th March.  I have also resent the rationale for the return of our pupils that I shared with you at the end of last week.  The plans should be read alongside the rationale.

We will be holding an additional virtual meeting of the Parent Council this evening at 7pm.  I am delighted with the number of parents/carers who have already indicated that they will be attending the meeting.  Please contact the school if you would like to attend.  Joining details will be sent later today.

Download: DHS plans 15th March senior phase  |   DHS Rationale for return to school  | DHS plans 15th March BGE

I would like to thank all in our school community for their support as we continue to chart our way through this session.  The Scottish Government have indicated that they hope for all pupils to be able to return to school full-time after the Easter break.

Kind regards,

Allyson Dobson

Update from the Headteacher – Friday 5 March 2021

Dear Parent/Carer,
Please find below the weekly newsletter providing an update of all that is happening in our school community.  Further information will follow throughout the course of next week about plans for the return of pupils for some in-school learning for parts of the weeks leading up to the Easter break.  I have included a rationale for those plans with this week’s newsletter.

Kind regards,

Allyson Dobson

Update from the Headteacher – Friday 26 February 2021

Dear Parent/Carer,
I am delighted to report that some of our senior phase pupils have returned to school this week for important practical work for their national qualifications.  It is lovely to see them back in the building to re-engage with practical work and I hope we will be in a position to welcome more pupils back in the next few weeks.
Please find below our usual weekly newsletter and associated documents.  As ever, do not hesitate to contact the school if you have any questions or concerns.
Kind regards,
Allyson Dobson

Celebrating Achievement – Melissa Reidie, 6B

Melissa has continued her volunteering with the Edinburgh group, Empty Kitchens Full Hearts. Throughout the Christmas holidays she has been packing meals and helped out at hot food service down at Leith Theatre. She even worked a shift on Christmas Day and Hogmanay. She is looking at ways for her hospitality group to raise funds for this cause.

Well done Melissa!