SSPDT offers new paid internships scheme  at Preston Lodge High School


The Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust is interested in supporting careers for pipers and drummers, and has offered paid internships to help a snare drummer and piper on their way to becoming qualified instructors.  

The internships are based at Preston Lodge High School in East Lothian. Once two internship places are filled at PLHS, there may be options for internships in other areas depending on a number of factors.  More information and downloadable documents are available at  

 Once you have read the information on the website closely and if you are interested in an internship starting August 2023, please send your CV and covering letter explaining why you would like the role and how you are suited to it, to   If you would like an informal chat about the role, please also contact to arrange.  Closing date for applications: 4 June 2023.  Interviews w/c 12 June.    

The Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust is a national charity that helps expand and strengthen piping and drumming tuition and pipe bands in state schools. The Trust runs a free bagpipe loan scheme, awards grants, and organises the annual Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships.