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In 2020, Carers Trust Scotland had to adapt its youth engagement work with young carers and young adult carers. In June they set up a Young Adult Carer (YAC) Advisory Group, a group of young adult carers from across Scotland, to help steer their youth engagement work and run a peer-led consultation. In the absence […]
But first computer interfaces for the School of Rock and Pop. They purchased interfaces for the computers, this allows them to teach the SoRP pupils how to record themselves and possibly produce records, particularly while the current restrictions mean concerts could be off the menu for quite some time. With eight computers fitted with interfaces […]
Schools being closed did affect the Primary Schools giving programme this past year, and only Westquarter, Stenhousemuir and Victoria requested monies (totalling £675) for creative arts and physical education activities. Victoria was celebrating its 50th anniversary, and we were pleased to support Kiran’s paternal grandmother’s former school.
Kiran’s Trust agrees with the belief of the Scottish Book Trust (SBT) that everyone should have the opportunity to improve their life chances through access to books and the development of fundamental reading and writing skills – unlocking creativity and improving mental health and well-being. Supporting all communities across Scotland, with particular focus on those who are vulnerable, under-represented […]
Carrongrange School thought long and hard about what they wanted to do, and with their financial award, they will be purchasing Soundbeam 6 music equipment. It is touch-free technology, and the sensitivity would enable the pupils to independently express themselves through music, no matter how immobilised they are or what other challenges they have. This immersive […]
In March 2020 Larbert’s High School Film Club were nominated for the Into Film Awards, which were to be held in London. Kiran’s Trust were pleased to sponsor their travel costs to allow for more members of the club to attend. Unfortunately, the ceremony was cancelled due to the Covid-19 restrictions, but they did win the […]
We have supported Forth Valley Sensory Centre for quite a few years now and like everyone the attendees of the centre have suffered from not being free to visit. However Christmas is coming and so what better for the Art group the to make decorations and little gifts for people to take away with them […]
Activities in Edinburgh are limited this year, but Kiran’s Trust was excited to work with Space Artworks again and sponsor three exhibitors for the Edinburgh Palette online exhibition. OUTSIDE is an exhibition celebrating the outdoors and love of the Scottish landscape from the perspective of indoors in 2020! Sarah Galliers has been working with Karen […]
Meghan Grieve has also been very busy and creative since graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Most recently she has been working with on the new Scottish series Origins of the Laioch. Kiran’s Trust has taken the opportunity to support this work in recognition of the young people working on the production as well as to […]
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Unfortunately due to the continuing restrictions of Coronavirus exposure and lack of activities and competitions we have agreed with Central Academy that we will suspend the fund. The monies have been returned to KT account and will be released again once the sport gets going again.