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Over two hundred youngsters at Galashiels Academy experienced a day at school like no other when they were given a taste of prison life.

Over two hundred youngsters at Galashiels Academy experienced a day at school like no other when they were given a taste of prison life.

The pupils were completely removed from their normal school day and treated like prisoners while being escorted round a series of workshops which educated them about the causes, consequences and penalties of crime. The award-winning scheme which is run by the Prison Me No Way trust in conjunction with the Scottish Prison Service is designed […]

Teenagers say ‘no way’ to prison

Teenagers say ‘no way’ to prison

Schoolchildren have been given a taste of life behind bars as part of a project to raise awareness of the consequences of anti-social behaviour. The UK-wide No-Way Trust, supported by prison officers, is touring secondary schools in the Borders in a bid to deter pupils from a life of crime. Read Article (External Link)