Mentors in Violence Prevention

MVP (Mentors in Violence Prevention) at Castle Douglas High School  

There has been great success with MVP (Mentors in Violence Prevention) at Castle Douglas High School.   The program seeks to empower young people to safely challenge gender-based violence and bullying.  Pupils in the programme completed two days of training to become MVP ambassadors.  Completing the training also qualified the MVP ambassadors to deliver lessons exploring and challenging beliefs and cultural norms to pupils in S1 and S2.  These lessons have been very well received and this is testament to the hard work and commitment of the young people involved.  The MVP ambassadors have also delivered an assembly to highlight the importance of safely challenging gender-based violence and bullying.  In this assembly they also described their role as mentors and detailed when and where they would be available to offer support.  

Some pictures of our MVP ambassadors are shown below