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08 Nov 2018
Lower 5 – Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI)

YPI 584wSince the start of the autumn term the Lower 5 year group have been working on YPI, a programme run by the Wood Family Trust throughout Scotland where schools are encouraged to promote an interest in charities and philanthropy. In teams the students have been researching and meeting their chosen charities. On Friday, 2nd November, all the groups presented and six of them have been chosen to go through to the final.

The charities represented in the final are:

  • Young Carers
  • Fresh Start
  • NKS Edinburgh
  • Kinsfolk Carers
  • Canongate Youth
  • Stonewall

Well done to all the Lower 5 students for their hard work during the last few months and congratulations to the finalists!

The final takes place on Tuesday 4th December when the winning team will receive £3000 for their charity.
 

 

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