Observer Ethical Awards: £6000 funding prize

Calling all green champions! Under 18 with a world-changing idea? Well, luckily we’re on the lookout for exactly this kind of brilliant idea to reward with a cool £6000* from Ecover!

60:60 writing competition

Enter the Woodland Trust’s Jubilee writing competition for schools – challenge your class to sum up 60 years in just 60 words. Top prize is a writing workshop for pupils by guest judge and celebrated author William Fiennes. Closes 30th March full competition details

In 2012 the Art Competition for Schools celebrates…

In 2012 the Art Competition for Schools celebrates its ninth year, and we are delighted to welcome a new title partner. The Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools hopes to inspire children across the country with the National Galleries of Scotland’s superb collection of artworks. Over 30,000 children from all over Scotland have participated since… Continue reading In 2012 the Art Competition for Schools celebrates…

Alcohol Awareness Week

This is Alcohol Awareness Week. The attached quiz can be photocopied and placed in the staff room, used as part of a team meeting to prompt discussion or used with older secondary pupils as part of a PSE. Please contact Mary Horsburgh,, 01620-827633, for the answers!Alcohol Quiz

Scottish Poetry Competition

Open to all Nursery, Primary and Secondary schools – individual, group or class poems Theme – ‘MY EAST LOTHIAN’ Prizes – £100 worth of books* for the two winning schools – 1 Nursery/Primary, 1 Secondary – The winning poems to be performed at St Mary’s Parish Church, Haddington, as part of East Lothian Saltire Festival… Continue reading Scottish Poetry Competition