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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.

Tue 19 Feb, S4, Tynecastle HS, 8.30-10.30 - NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 7.50am.  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 8.20am. The school address is: Tynecastle High School, 2 McLeod Street, Edinburgh, EH11 2ND.

Please note: This is a double workshop. Workshop 1: 8.30-9.30am; and Workshop 2: 9.30-10.30am. LEAPS can provide transport for volunteers able to attend both workshops. If you are happy to make your own way to / from the school to attend only one workshop, please let us know.

 

Volunteers needed: 
4-6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Anna L
Saira R
Iona W (making own way )
Melody C
Aiman A
Lochlann A

Tue 19 Feb, S5, St David's HS, 8.40-9.30 - NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 7.40am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 10.15am.  

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 8.30am. The school address is: St David's High School, 1 Cousland Road, Dalkeith, EH22 2PS.

Volunteers needed: 
5 Volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Neil A
Suzanne E (making own way there and back)
Felicity G
Laura C (making own way there and back)
James B

Wed 20 Feb, S4, Wester Hailes Education Centre, 13.55-14.45

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 1pm.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 3.30pm.  

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 1.45pm. The school address is: Wester Hailes Education Centre, 5 Murrayburn Drive, Edinburgh, EH14 2SU.

Volunteers needed: 
4 Volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Kathryn R (making own way there, will travel back with LEAPS)
Saira R
Suzanne (making own way there and back)

Wed 20 Feb, S4, Liberton HS, 14.20-15.25 - NEW!

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 1.45pm.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 4pm.  

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 2.10pm. The school address is: Liberton High School, 328 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, EH17 7PT.

Volunteers needed: 
4-6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Ruixin Z
Lochlann A
Elle T
Tingwei W
Emine M

Thur 21 Feb, S5, Newbattle CHS, 12.10-13.00 - NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 11.20am.  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 12pm. The school address is: Newbattle Community High School, Newbattle Community Campus, Newbattle Road, Easthouses, Dalkeith, EH22 4SX.

 

Volunteers needed: 
7 volunteers required.
Signed up so far: 
Kathryn R
Saira R
Neil A
Melody C
Felicity G
Olivia F
Luanna M

Fri 22 Feb, S6, Forrester, 11.30-12.20 - NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10.50am. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 1.00pm.  A pick up/drop off may also be available from Heriot Watt University as it is near the school. If you are interesed in this option please ask about this when you email us.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you live near the school and/or would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 11.20am. The school address is: Forrster High School, 212 Broomhouse Rd, Edinburgh, EH12 9AE.

Volunteers needed: 
7 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Saira R
Suzanne E (making own way there and back)
Scott B (making own way there and back)
Christopher C
Melody C
Bailey B
Euan F

Fri 22 Feb, S5, St Davids, 12.15-13.05

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 11.25am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 14.00.  

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 12.05pm. The school address is: St David's High School, 1 Cousland Road, Dalkeith, EH22 2PS.

Volunteers needed: 
4-6 volunteers required (max no possible in LEAPS transport)
Signed up so far: 
Linnea (picking up/dropping off at QMU)
Lochlann A
Elle T
Nyaeri B
Rebekah O

Mon 25 Feb, S5, Castlebrae CHS, 11.05-12.02 - NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10.30am.  You will be dropped 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: Castlebrae Community High School, 2a Greendykes Road, Edinburgh, EH16 4DP.

Volunteers needed: 
2 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Robert F
Christopher C

Wed 27 Feb, S6, Edin Uni, 17.00-19.00 - NEW!

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (Debating Hall, Teviot Row House) for 5pm where you will have a short briefing before the pupils arrive. This is a version of the S6 transitions workshop that we have run in schools already this session. There will be students from various schools in attendance, and the session will be extended to accommodate pre-uni networking. The volunteer role remains the same, acting as a point of contact for advice and experience-sharing on the transition from high school to university. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be provided. 

End time: The workshop will finish at 7pm

Volunteers needed: 
6-8 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Ruixin Z
Gabriella W
Monisha E
Gwen C
Saira R

Thur 28 Feb, S6, Tynecastle HS, 10.45-11.45

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 12.15pm.  

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 10.35am. The school address is: Tynecastle High School, 2 McLeod Street, Edinburgh, EH11 2ND.

Volunteers needed: 
6-8 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Rhona G
Fraser M (making own way there and back)
Anna L
Emily MW