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- Final team entries sit at an incredible 1159, with teams from Shetland to London taking part

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Blog Posts

Micro-Tyco - Week 2

Posted by Mrs Wyper on February 22, 2015 at 1:33pm 1 Comment

Another successful and entrepreneurial week for P5!!!

This week the children organised and ran a lovely and sweet ”How many Sweets in the Jar” challenge, a very well attended “Cake Sale” and a fun “Beat the Goalie” activity.

We are delighted to announce that P5 has now raised over £500. May we take this opportunity to thank everybody who helped us and participated in our fundraising effort, in particular we would like to say a big “Thank You” to the two mums…


Great Belfast Bake Off! (and Glasgow!)

Posted by Rachel Scott on February 13, 2015 at 3:06pm 2 Comments

So today was our Great Belfast Bake Off! Really good atmosphere and vibe in the office today, everyone was really enthusiastic and had great fun.


Our very own Gerry acted as Paul Hollywood and decided that Mandy's orange cake was STAR BAKE! Congratulations Mandy!

I just wanted to say that I really appreciate Belfast's fundraising efforts, for such a small branch we managed to raise £142.60 which is an absolutely brilliant total. The cakes, buns and shortbread were…


Belfast Dress Down Day

Posted by Rachel Scott on February 6, 2015 at 2:58pm 3 Comments

The Belfast branch raided their wardrobes and closets to find something to wear for our Red and White Dress Down Day! We might be letting some people away with dark orange as red but all in all a successful event.

Not all the money has been collected in yet but so far £26 has been raised which is a great start to our fundraising efforts! Next week Belfast will be hosting the Great Belfast Bake Off with our very own Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry to judge. The only thing now is trying…


Micro-Tyco - Week 1

Posted by Mrs Wyper on February 5, 2015 at 4:11pm 1 Comment

This week saw the first week of our “Micro-Tyco” entrepreneurial challenge. The children had worked very hard to come up with and put in place some fantastic fundraising activities. In the programme , we had “Guess the Teddy’s Birthday”, “Lucky Dip” and a “P1-P3 Lunch Disco”.

We are delighted to announce that, all our effort paid off as we managed, at the end of week 1, to generate over £250. We would like to thank everybody who participated in our activities. Thank…




Started by Pam Dailly Feb 20. 0 Replies

Hi there, we are a Primary 6 class and are in the middle of organising a raffle to raise funds....we plan on selling tickets a week before draw then drawing the raffle during the school day.  Has anyone else pre-sold tickets then drawn raffle a week…Continue

Where are all the teams from?

Started by Gavin Finlay. Last reply by Pam Dailly Jan 23. 23 Replies

Just wondering where in the world all the Micro Tyco teams are from?

URGENT: Ideas Needed

Started by Andrew Smith. Last reply by david macdonald Feb 14, 2014. 2 Replies

Hi There We are really struggling for ideas and we would greatly appreciate any ideas you have for us. Regards,AndrewContinue


Started by Nestor Beveridge. Last reply by Nestor Beveridge Nov 16, 2012. 2 Replies

Selling, and doing raffles for top quality merchandise at the HIghland Youth Voice conference tomorrowHope the hard planned ideas workContinue



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