Academic

Find out more about the academic offering at Dollar


Dollar offers the widest range of subjects in Scotland and our super-curriculum includes modules in subjects as diverse as Microbiology, Astronomy, Philosophy and Italian along with opportunities for coding, robotics, debating, cooking and Classics.

Public examinations are regulated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority, and these qualifications are accepted and highly valued by universities around the world. A broad range of subjects is studied until the age of 16, before specialisation in 3-5 subjects.

Pupils at Dollar consistently achieve some of the best results in the country and, in 2019, the Form V pass rate at Higher stood at an impressive 96%, with a remarkable 68% of these at A grade. Pupils in Form VI achieved a 92% pass rate at Advanced Higher, with 73% at A grade. The SQA Advanced Higher qualification is highly regarded internationally, with an A grade being equivalent to an A* grade at A-level.

Junior (J1-J2)

Ages 10-12

A specially tailored part of our offering that seeks to prepare children in J1 and J2 for every success in Senior School.

Senior (F1-F6)

Ages 12-18

An exemplary level of teaching that encourages exemplary results. Not to mention a support system that goes beyond the classroom.

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