Accredited Learning Programme for young people. Recognising wider achievement.



Below are a list of our current partnerships. If you are looking to work with us, then please get in contact.


The City of Edinburgh Council (CEC)

With highly experienced multi-activity qualified instructors, the CEC Outdoor Learning team ensure the best possible outcomes at all 3 of their Centres, offering a range of training opportunities including advanced and specialised courses.


The Local Offer

Championing education, health & social care services from across the sectors, transforming the landscape of specialist provision -   raising expectations and changing lives.

Learning Journeys Consulting (LJC)

LJC works in partnership with the Junior Award Scheme for Schools supporting and delivering to schools and youth groups in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands.


One Degree West

One Degree West is committed to providing everyone with high quality outdoor experiences, not limited by age or previous experiences. By providing bespoke solutions we are able to give our clients the best experiences possible, always focussing on developing a sustainable interest in the world around us.


Brathay Trust

Brathay Trust know everyone has the capacity to do extraordinary things that can inspire and benefit others. This drives our mission to improve the life chances of children, young people and families by inspiring them to engage positively in their communities.


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Alternatively contact us directly on 0131 467 4753 or email


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Who are FOTA?

The Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS & eJASS) is owned and distributed by Friends of The Award in Edinburgh and the Lothians (FOTA) a registered charity (Charity No. SC027771) set up to support access for all young people to the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and The Junior Award Scheme for Schools. 

For more information on FOTA please see our website:



Contact Us:

Junior Award Scheme for Schools

Friends of the Award

The Risk Factory | 20 New Mart Road

Edinburgh | EH14 1RL  | 0131 467 4753