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16 December 2014: CCF Dining In Evening

On Friday 5 December, senior members of the Combined Cadet Force, together with staff and invited guests, gathered for one of the most stylish celebrations of the CCF year.


9 December 2014: Dollar Academy Hockey Players Win Two Tournaments in One Week

Dollar Academy hockey players did very well over the past term, thanks to some excellent coaching and the team members’ willingness to train as hard as possible.


9 December 2014: ‘Lest We Forget’: School and Community Perform Together in Remembrance Event

On the evenings of Wednesday 12 November and Thursday 13 November, the centenary of the beginning of World War I was commemorated with an evening of poetry, prose, drama and music in the Studio Theatre.


8 December 2014: School Play - The Visit by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

From 24 – 26 November, the Dollar Academy Drama Department presented the Senior School Production of The Visit by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Directed by the Head of Drama, Mr Russell, the play showcased the hard work and creative efforts of performers from Forms IV, V and VI (accompanied by a FII chorus) over the span of three very successful nights.


5 December 2014: Dollar Pupils Compete in Scottish Schools Quartet and Trio Piping Competition 2014

Torrential rain and a long drive to Aberdeen do not offer the most favourable conditions under which to prepare for the Scottish Schools Piping Quartet and Trio Piping Championships. 


5 December 2014:  Dollar Academy’s U16 Play Merchiston Castle School U16 in Brewin Dolphin Scottish Schools Cup

On the evening of Thursday 27 November, the excitement was absolutely palpable in the hours leading up to the evening kick-off at BT Murrayfield in the U16 Brewin Dolphin National Cup. 


4 December 2014: Prep 3 Visit Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Prep 3 were most fortunate to have a visit from the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland on Tuesday 18 November. 
Sandie Robb came to talk about two animals that really do capture the imagination and wonder of just about everyone: the giant panda and the giant armadillo.


26 November 2014: 26 November 2014: Junior School’s Harvest Assembly Raises Funds for Shelter Box   
On Thursday 6 November, Dollar Academy’s Junior School celebrated its, now traditional, Harvest Assembly in the Burnside Hall.  This has become a much-loved annual event—as notable for the enthusiastic and energetic fundraising in the weeks leading up to it, as for the occasion itself.





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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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Entrance Tests for 2015-2016 session will take place on Saturday 24th January 2015.

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Tickets Now on Sale for Dollar Academy Annual Christmas Concert


Tickets may now be purchased for the Dollar Academy Annual Christmas Concert to be held at the Usher Hall on Wednesday 10 December at 7:30 pm.


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