Past and Present

Every school session pupils, parents and staff fundraise for a specific charity, in recent years the process for
choosing the organisation has been managed by the School Charity Committee. Pupils are invited to suggest and present a case for a charity to be chosen and the winner is decided by a School vote.

Calums Cabin 2017-2018

Calums Cabin provide holiday homes in Scotland for children suffering from cancer and cancer-
related diseases, allowing families to spend quality time together, make memories and recharge their batteries during a difficult time.  

The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice 2016-2017

The Hospice provides palliative care and complementary support. It looks after the whole family after patient diagnosis including, relatives, carers, and friends, and has created support services in consultation with experts in the field, to create outstanding hospice care.

NetsforLife®  2015-2016

NetsforLife® empowers communities to eliminate malaria by providing life-saving prevention training and long-lasting insecticide-treated nets.

Michael’s Movers 2014-2015

Michael’s Movers for Parkinson’s is a registered Scottish Charity which provides support for people with Parkinson’s Disease and also their careers.

Practical Action 2013-2014

Practical Action is an international development charity. It uses sustainable technology to challenge poverty and improve the lives of people worldwide.

The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation 2012-2013

After pupil Lauren Currie tragically died from Vasculitis at just 15, her parents set up a Foundation in her memory to raise awareness of the condition. The charity also produces guidance and support materials for patients, families and health professionals and funds vital scientific research.

Mary’s Meals 2011-12

Mary's Meals aims to provide chronically hungry children with one meal every school day, encouraging education that can lift them out of poverty in later life.

Action Aid 2010-2011

Action Aid work with the poorest women and children in the world, changing their lives for good. It supports girls go to and stay in school, supports communities to end gender-based violence, and trains women in the skills they need to earn a living. The charity also helps women prepare for and recover from disasters.