Chromebook E-safety Presentation

Below is a link to an e-safety presentation containing information for parents. This may be useful for those parents who were unable to attend the Chromebook meeting for P6 / 7 pupils which was held at Dingwall Academy in November.

E-safety Information for Parents

The original slides from the Academy presentation can also be viewed on Dingwall Academy’s website or by clicking the link posted below:

Dingwall Academy Chromebook Information Presentation




Parents’ Evening/Afternoon

Remember that parents’ appointments will be taking place on Tuesday 26th September (evening) and Thursday 28th September (afternoon). Look out for appointment times in schoolbags.

Welcome back!

Welcome back everyone! We hope you had a lovely summer break!

P1-3 Sports Day postponed…..

Our P1-3 sports day scheduled for today ( 6th June) has been postponed until Monday 12th June at 1pm.

Sports Day Postponed- Monday 5th June

Our upper school sports day scheduled for today ( Monday 5th )has been postponed until next Tuesday 13th June.
Lunches for the whole school are as normal today.

It is not looking too great for the infant sports on Tuesday 6th  either…….. If it is postponed it will be rescheduled  for next Monday 12th June. Details will be posted as soon as we hear.


Red Nose Day

Wow! The grand total raised for Red Nose Day was £1160! Well done everyone!

Red Nose Day – Friday 24th March

The pupil council have voted that to celebrate Red Nose Day 2017 we will be able to come to school in pyjamas or have “bad hair”. Donations to the event will be taken on the day!

New Phone Number for reporting absence from school

New Absence Phone Number
We have a new dedicated absence phone line. Please phone this number only if your child is absent and leave a message stating your child’s name, class and reason for absence.

Our new absence line number is 01349 869910. Please note that this number should only be used to leave a message about absence and for no other reason.

We also have a new phone number for the nursery is 01349 869912. Please note that for nursery absences parents should phone the nursery number.

Children in Need Day – Friday 18th Nov

Remember that Friday 18th November is “Children in Need Day”. You can come to school in spots or stripes for a donation of 50p. Don’t worry if you don’t have spots or stripes, just come to school in your uniform as usual. There are lots of exciting stalls being run by our upper school classes so bring some small change if you’d like to take part. In the afternoon we will watch our annual “Dingwall’s Got Talent” show and see the upper school perform their acts.

Dates for your diary

Here are the dates of events taking place this term:-

Wednesday 16th November-Pantomime £1.50 per child
Friday 18th November-Children in Need
Thursday 24th November-Primary 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b Concert for Parents. 2pm
Thursday 8th December-Dingwall Primary Parents’ Association Christmas Fair
Monday 12th (evening) Tuesday 13th (afternoon), Wednesday 14th (afternoon) December
Infant Nativity featuring P1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b
Thursday 15th December-Cinema trip. £6 per child.
Thursday 15th December-“Artie’s Tartan Tales” for Nursery children (cost to follow)
Monday 19th December-P1-7 Gaelic Nativity 3.30pm
Monday 19th December-P4 Christmas Party
Tuesday 20th December-P3 and P5 Christmas Parties
Wednesday 21st December-P2 and P7 Christmas Parties
Thursday 22nd December-Nursery, P1 and P6 Christmas Parties
Friday 23rd December-School Closes 3pm