Awarded to pupils who have provided an outstanding contribution to a group within our school community. Or to pupils who have been instrumental in efforts which have had a significantly positive impact on members of our school and/or community
- The standard of your application will be a factor in the decision made by the Colours Committee.
- You must include the contact details of an adult (not a relative) who has witnessed or been involved in your community project during lockdown, please ask them first whether they are willing to provide a reference.
The decision of the Colours Committee will be final.
The Citizenship Colours for lockdown should meet the following criteria:
- You have volunteered your own time to a project OR continued voluntary work which has had a significant positive impact on your local area or the people in your community since November 2021.
- This work should not have exclusively benefitted you or your family.
- This work should have been sustained over a reasonable period of time, not a one off or a few days.
- You should have taken some level of responsibility for the project.
Examples include (but are not limited to):
- You filled a bin bag doing a litter pick as part of your daily exercise.
- As a young leader in Guides or Scouts, you take an active part in the planning and delivery of weekly meetings and activities to keep younger children engaged.
Before you apply:
- You must be in S4, S5 or S6
- You must meet the criteria above by taking responsibility in a project which had a significant benefit to your community or local area, over a sustained period of time
- You must meet the general criteria for colours for behaviour and attitude in school
- You must have asked for permission from the person who is providing your reference
- You must not have applied in a previous round, without significant improvement