Recent charities supported include (2010-2011):
- Anthony Nolan Trust.
- Beatson Cancer Centre Young Adult Fund
- British Heart Foundation
- Cancer Research UK
- Comic Relief
- Oxfam Unwrapped
- Diabetes UK
- Mary’s Meals.
- With Kids’, a charity based in the East End of Glasgow
- Operation Mobilisation (supporting the Dalit community in India)
- St Margaret of Scotland Hospice in Clydebank
- The Jeely Piece Club in Castlemilk
- Nora Docherty School in Malawi.
- Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice
- Whizz KidZ
The School continues to be committed to charitable and community service activities, including The Christmas Appeal for East Park and the delivery of parcels to senior citizens locally. Between them, the four houses supported Resurge Africa, the Sarcoma Trust, the British Heart Foundation and Bravehearts, a Scottish charity which benefits children who are chronically sick.
Transitus joined the Annual “Go Yellow” walk in aid of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.
Fifth and Sixth Year pupils under Mrs Kim O’Neil are working with Starter Packs, a Glasgow charity that helps people in need by coordinating collections of specific items for them as they move into their first home.
Geography teacher, Miss Nicola Cowan successfully led a party of 20 senior pupils into the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, where they worked to connect a water supply to a village school and several houses. In July, Mrs Leigh McFarlane, also of Geography, led another senior group on a community service project to Northern India, supporting the Dalit community and teaching basic English in three schools.
16 Third Year pupils produced material for display boards to be sited in the new Cancer Support Scotland building at Gartnavel Hospital. In addition, senior pupils organised fundraising activities for Children in Need, and others undertook fundraising activities in aid of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice and Poppy Scotland, while five male members of staff grew moustaches during November in aid of the “Movember” Prostate Cancer initiative.
The Junior School charity work has involved continued efforts for Oxfam Unwrapped, sponsorship of a classroom at the Malala School in Central Mindanao in the Philippines, RNLI, the Haiti Appeal and Yorkhill Children’s Trust.
Nearly 200 pupils are involved in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award at Bronze, Silver or Gold levels, and all have an individual community service commitment.