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Welcome to the LEAPS Volunteer Notice Board! Here you will find details of events for LEAPS student volunteers.

If there are any events that you would like to take part in, please email Claire or Joanne at leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk to let us know which ones you would like to sign up for and if you require transport. We will then add your name to the event listing, send you a confirmation email and we’ll be in touch again nearer the time just to re-confirm arrangements.

Mon 21 Jan, S4, Eyemouth HS, 14.05-14.55

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 12.30pm.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 4.20pm.  A pick up/drop off may also be available from Queen Margaret University as its on route to the school. If you are interesed in this option please ask about this when you email is.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 1.55pm. The school address is: Eyemouth High School, Gunsgreenhill, Eyemouth, TD14 5LZ.

Volunteers needed: 
6-8 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Saira R
Georga M
Suzanne E (pick up at QMU)

Tues 22 Jan, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30 - CANCELLED

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Tynecastle High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life.

Volunteers needed: 
CANCELLED

Tues 22 Jan, S4, Gracemount HS, 1.50-2.40 - NEW!

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 13.15. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 15.10.  

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 13.40. The school address is: Gracemount High School, 136 Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, EH16 6TZ. 

PLEASE NOTE: This is 1 of 2 workshops taking place back-to-back at Gracemount this afternoon. We welcome volunteers to sign-up to both if you have time! 

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Morgan S (making own way there and back)
Anna L
Chloe H
Scott B

Tues 22 Jan, S4, Gracemount HS, 2.40-3.30

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 14.10.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 16.00.  

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 14.30. The school address is: Gracemount High School, 136 Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, EH16 6TZ. 

PLEASE NOTE: This is 1 of 2 workshops taking place back-to-back at Gracemount this afternoon. We welcome volunteers to sign-up to both if you have time! 

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Morgan S (making own way there and back)
Hannah M
Anna L
Chloe H
Scott B

Wed 23 Jan, S5, Lornshill Academy, 11.50-12.40

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10.20am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 2pm.  A pick up/drop off may also be available from Stirling University as it is near the school. If you are interesed in this option please ask about this when you email is.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 11.40am. The school address is: Lornshill Academy, Tullibody Road, Alloa, FK10 2ES.

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Chloe H

Thur 24 Jan, S5, Gracemount HS, 09.30-10.20

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 8.40am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 11am.  

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 9.20am. The school address is: Gracemount High School, 136 Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, EH16 6TZ. 

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Emily L
Aiman A
Kathryn R
Emily M
Lyndsey S

Fri 25 Jan, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Liberton High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life.

Volunteers needed: 
6-8 Volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Hannah M
Luanna M
Anis A
Hailey M
Marek V

Tues 29 Jan, S4, Bannockburn, 11.05-11.55

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 9.30am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 1.30pm.

Please note: we can also pick up from Stirling University - around 10.30am at the Pathfoot Building. We would drop you back there after the workshop around 12.30pm.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 10.55am. The school address is: Bannockburn High School, Bannockburn Road, Stirling, FK7 OHQ.

How to sign up for this workshop: Please email leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk if you can commit to attending this event. Remember to let us know if you would like LEAPS transport to the event or if you prefer to make your own way to/from the school.

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers required (max no. for transport)
Signed up so far: 
Amy E (making own way there and back)
Rosie B
Suzanne (making own way there and back)

Wed 30 Jan, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Newbattle High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life.

Volunteers needed: 
6- 10 Volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Amy E
Olivia F
Caroline D

Thur 31 Jan, S6, Newbattle CHS, 12.00-13.00

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 11am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 1.45pm

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 11.50am. The school address is: Newbattle Community High School, Newbattle Community Campus, Newbattle Road, Easthouses, Dalkeith, EH22 4SX.

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Anna L
Gareth F ( own way there and back )
Suzanne E (making own way there and back)
Robert F