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May 29, 2020

Pupils and staff at Wallace Hall got involved in a variety of activities to highlight the importance of positive mental health.  Taking this year’s theme of ‘Kindness Matters’, pupils in our Hub made delicious shortbread which they delivered to members of the community...

May 29, 2020

To celebrate Science Week in March (before schools had to go into lockdown in response to the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines) a group of Wallace Hall Primary pupils from P4-7 became scientists for the day to show fellow pupils that learning science is great fun.

This...

May 8, 2020

Children of key workers attending Wallace Hall during the Coronavirus lockdown have been making good use of their time in school by creating a rainbow tribute to our fantastic NHS workers.

The rainbow has been made from bricks that were dug out of our school allotment....

May 1, 2020

As part of the NHS Volunteering scheme, four of our young people from Wallace Hall Academy have signed up to volunteer at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary (DGRI). Sarah Clark-Wyse, Zoe Kean, Aidan Kennedy and Milly Macklin have all been accepted to be part of the...

April 29, 2020

To date, over 1500 visors have been completed and sent out to the NHS through DGRI, Thornhill Hospital, all of our Community Nurses, and a number of GP surgeries.

Wallace Hall have also supplied a few hundred to nursing and residential homes across the region.

We were de...

April 28, 2020

The staff of Wallace Hall Academy in Thornhill have been working together to help support frontline workers across Dumfries and Galloway. Teaching and support staff from across the 2-18 school have been working on a rota basis, manufacturing full face visors for use by...

April 21, 2020

Staff volunteers from Wallace Hall have being busy providing free school meals (FSM), food boxes and study packs for pupils and their families.

Since the schools closed on Friday 20th March, teaching and support staff from Wallace Hall have given up their time willingly...