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Inspirational Local Heroes Honoured with Award in Memory of Princess Diana


Granton Primary School is delighted to announce that Granton Buddies have been honoured with a Diana Award.  


Granton Buddies aged 11, from Granton Primary School have received the Diana Award for volunteering their lunchtimes to ensure that there is a safe and fun environment for their peers. They are trained to resolve conflicts in the playground, interact and play games with all age groups throughout the school.  Granton Buddies are excellent role models and undertake their responsibilities with a mature attitude every day. 


Since 1999, over 47,000 young people have been recognised with a Diana Award for making an outstanding difference in their communities’ across the globe and continuing Princess Diana’s legacy. With the support of HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Harry, The Diana Award aims to inspire and recognise social action in young people by going beyond its Awards programme with youth led initiatives that empower young people to achieve their full potential and make a difference.  


Tessy Ojo CEO of the Diana Award said: “The Diana Award is proud to recognise incredible young people, like Granton Buddies who have the confidence and courage to stand up for what they believe. The Diana Award is presented to inspirational young people who work to improve the lives of others in their schools and communities. With a growing network of over 47,000 Award Holders, we are building a force of young people who are committed to taking action and improving the lives of others.” 


Andrew Terrey, Head Teacher of Granton Primary School quoted: “We at Granton Primary School are extremely proud of our Buddies. The Diana Award will encourage them to continue their fantastic work and will hopefully inspire others to make a difference in the community. Granton Buddies are delighted to receive an award in recognition of their work. 


To celebrate #DianasLegacy during Princess Diana’s birthday month The Diana Award will be publishing a full list of Award Holders from the academic year 2015/2016 at on the 4th July 2016. Nominations for the Diana Award for the academic year 2016/2017 open in September 2016 and can be made on the Diana Award’s website.  




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