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Gavin Hay (FIII) will, in a few weeks’ time, be competing in The Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) 2014.  This prestigious equestrian event takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from October 8-12 and, it is fair to say, Gavin is fairly excited about being able to compete there, in the 143 cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year Final. 


16 September 2014: Dollar Academy Holds First Open Day

On Saturday 13 September, Dollar Academy opened its doors and welcomed hundreds of visitors to its grounds, buildings and classrooms.  It was the first event of its kind at the school and it was, by all accounts, a very well-received and successful day.


15 September 2014: Dollar Academy Pupil Achieves Swimming Success 

Keir Edgar (FII) had a very busy summer. This phrase, to describe one of Dollar Academy’s finest competitive swimmers, is quite an understatement. 


9 September 2014: Dollar Academy’s Class of 2027 Begins Prep 1
Just over two weeks ago, Dollar Academy’s Class of 2027 began Prep 1.  And, according to Mrs Barbour (Deputy Head of the Prep and Junior School), ‘They have had a most enjoyable first week at school.’ 



3 September 2014: ‘Get Active’ Co-Curricular Fair Takes Place in Assembly Hall

On Friday 29 August the annual ‘Get Active!’ Fair for the Senior School took place Period 3 in the Assembly Hall.   


2 September 2014: Dollar Pupils Compete in Scottish Athletics National Championships

A significant number of Dollar Academy pupils competed in the Scottish Athletics National Championships which took place over 23-24 August, at the Aberdeen Sports Village. 


21 August 2014: Dollar Academy Pipe Band Win World Championships
Dollar Academy’s Juvenile Band (known as the ‘A’ Band) have regained their title of Juvenile Pipe Band World Champions at the RSPBA World Pipe Band Championships 2014, which held in Glasgow on Friday 15 August to Saturday 16 August.  223 pipe bands from across the world congregated on Glasgow Green for this important, international competition.





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Welcome to Dollar Academy, one of Scotland’s top independent schools.  We are a day and boarding school, for boys and girls aged 5-18 years. Dollar is set in a beautiful rural location between the university cities of St Andrews and Edinburgh, just a 30 minute drive from Edinburgh International Airport. 


The school has an outstanding academic reputation and our high-quality programme of activities outside the classroom helps bring out the best in young people, developing confidence, enthusiasm and independence of mind. The Dollar community is strikingly vibrant, positive and welcoming.


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