**New award** Pipe band practice is starting at @MoffatAcademy so pupils learning the #pipes and #drums will have the opportunity to play and learn together. SSPDT is contributing £2,625 to cover the costs of practice for...
A great short film about the new schools pipe band in @BraeviewAcademy in Dundee. We can develop more programmes like this in partnership with councils and schools - if you're interested, please get in touch: [email protected]
**Award announcement** @johnpaulacademy in Glasgow is introducing piping and drumming tuition to its primary schools and to pupils at the Academy, helped with match-funding from SSPDT. Best of luck to all the pupils! https://t.co/v4lIgzK4eg
We loan bagpipes for up to three years to organisations that provide tuition during term time, however we strongly advise you raise funds during this time to purchase your own set. There are some ideas below on how you can fundraise. Busking Busking is...
“I’ve seen kids come in here with no self confidence and seen the changes that learning an instrument can bring about. It’s amazing to see what piping can do. Learning a skill, making friendships that will last a lifetime, being part of something.”
A tutor in Govan schools, former World Championships winner and member of the Strathclyde Police Band
“The Preston Lodge Pipe Band has grown quickly from a tentative group of new players into the flourishing figurehead of our school and its community.”
Gavin Clark, Head Teacher
Preston Lodge High School, East Lothian
We know that raising funds for instruments and pipe bands can be challenging. To help you get started, use the links below to navigate to advice on fundraising for bagpipes and pipe band activities, or download our SSPDT Fundraising Guide. You can also find information on our grants and bagpipe loans under SSPDT Funding.