Dol­lar Academy

Argyllshire Advertiser - - FEATURE -

Dol­lar Academy is recog­nised as one of the UK’s lead­ing boarding and day schools. Of­fer­ing a broad cur­ricu­lum, ex­cep­tional teach­ing, first-class fa­cil­i­ties and ded­i­cated pas­toral care, the school is com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing the best ed­u­ca­tion pos­si­ble for boys and girls aged five to 18. Pupils study the Scot­tish cur­ricu­lum and ben­e­fit from the widest choice of Highers any­where in Scot­land. Ex­pec­ta­tions are high and chil­dren are chal­lenged, in­spired and sup­ported as they pur­sue their aca­demic am­bi­tions. Each year, pupils achieve out­stand­ing exam re­sults and more than 95 per cent choose to con­tinue their ed­u­ca­tion at uni­ver­si­ties in the UK and around the world. The co-cur­ric­u­lar side of life at Dol­lar gives ev­ery child the op­por­tu­nity to dis­cover and de­velop their strengths and tal­ents be­yond the class­room. Ac­tiv­i­ties cater for all in­ter­ests, from sports and the arts to aca­demic clubs, the ad­ven­ture that comes with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and Com­bined Cadet Force, and Dol­lar’s world cham­pi­onship-win­ning pipe band. Dol­lar pro­vides a stim­u­lat­ing and friendly en­vi­ron­ment for learn­ing, where chil­dren are happy and ex­cel. This warmth of com­mu­nity makes boarding a home-from-home ex­pe­ri­ence. As the school pre­pares to cel­e­brate its 200th an­niver­sary in 2018, it re­mains a pop­u­lar choice for Scot­tish fam­i­lies. Visit the Dol­lar Academy Open Day on Satur­day Septem­ber 9, see the school for your­self and talk to the peo­ple who know it best, the staff and pupils. Dol­lar Academy Open Day, Satur­day Septem­ber 9 2017 from 10am to 1pm.

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