Paralympics role for pupils

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SCHOOL pupils from across the Capital are set to take up roles as courtside assistants at the sitting volleyball event of the Paralympics in London.

A group of 16 fifth and sixth-year pupils from ten schools across the city were selected as the only group of volunteers to represent Scotland from more than 2000 Young Games Makers.

The team has been working extremely hard to raise £1000 per pupil to cover costs through raffles, sponsorship, fundraising nights and bike rides.

Sean McPhee, a sixth-year pupil from Firrhill High School who is one of the Young Games Makers, said: “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity as the Games are on home soil.

“It is also a fantastic leadership experience which we hope we can share with our own schools.”