Festival of Enterprise 2019

The Peroosh People’s Choice Award

Congratulations to our overall winners, Pure who managed to get 700 of the 5,896 total votes cast.

Final Results

  • Pure — St Matthew’s Academy


    St Matthew’s Academy

    Our product is a reusable, personalised water bottle, emblazoned with the logo of our school that we believe is helping to achieve our mission which is to reduce the amount of plastic waste we produce as a school.

    • 700 Votes
  • Idiom — Dumfries High School


    Dumfries High School

    The Idiom Family have created, developed and grown the popular ’Bonnie the Beltie’ brand to create a unique children’s book aimed at promoting the diverse culture and tourism industry of Dumfries & Galloway.

    • 595 Votes
  • Whisk & Spoon — Lochend Community High School

    Whisk & Spoon

    Lochend Community High School

    Our ‘Meals for Minis’ cookbook is bright, colourful and easy to follow and our ‘Whisk & Spoon Cooking Kit’ encourages young people to get involved in preparing their own food.

    • 563 Votes
  • Replenish — Brae High School


    Brae High School

    We decided to create aluminium water bottles to help encourage consumers to be aware of how a reduction in plastic use could have a positive effect in Shetland and globally.

    • 558 Votes
  • The Green Bean Co. — Grove Academy

    The Green Bean Co.

    Grove Academy

    Our products aim to educate consumers about the sustainable ways in which we can all help to reduce wastage and we hope we can inspire individuals to carry out these habits in their daily lives.

    • 529 Votes
  • Wicks’ n’ Wax — Linlithgow Academy

    Wicks’ n’ Wax

    Linlithgow Academy

    We reinvented unwanted old candles by melting them down and turning them into new fresh scented candles.

    • 443 Votes
  • Venture — Fortrose Academy


    Fortrose Academy

    We developed and produced a range of products: Dementia Mitt, Knit Your Own Mitt Kit and our innovative Past Times game; we have formed partnerships within our community and beyond to ensure our products can reach those who could benefit from its use.

    • 425 Votes
  • Gulp — Lochgilphead Joint Campus


    Lochgilphead Joint Campus

    At Gulp we sell reusable water bottles. We aim to reduce the amount of single-use plastic; encourage the public to hydrate themselves and provide a quality product at an affordable price.

    • 417 Votes
  • On The Go — Mearns Castle High School

    On The Go

    Mearns Castle High School

    On the Go are passionate about environmental issues, therefore in order to help combat the issue of single-use plastic, their product was a variety of stainless steel water bottles that keep drinks hot or cold over time.

    • 331 Votes
  • Tartan Treasures — Auchmuty High School

    Tartan Treasures

    Auchmuty High School

    Tartan Treasure’s vision was to “Turn Scottish houses into Scottish homes” by creating tartan wall art with Scottish themed wooden shapes.

    • 305 Votes
  • Tartisan — Caldervale High School


    Caldervale High School

    Our company’s focus is Scottish designed Home decorations with an underlying theme of Tartan.

    • 267 Votes
  • Timeless — Kirkwall Grammar School


    Kirkwall Grammar School

    We created Standing Stone wooden clocks made from recycled pallet wood, inspired by Orcadian heritage.

    • 195 Votes
  • Capture — Bannockburn High School


    Bannockburn High School

    We are a Stirling based Young Enterprise group selling homemade and creative products that reflect our company values.

    • 167 Votes
  • Uni-Tee — Lochside Academy


    Lochside Academy

    Uni-Tee promotes positivity, love, acceptance, and unity through the means of fashion. Our products are mainly t-shirts which we upcycle from charity shops or from donations that would otherwise be thrown away.

    • 142 Votes
  • Waxy Words — Vale of Leven Academy

    Waxy Words

    Vale of Leven Academy

    Our mission statement is “To inspire children’s creativity through the use of our desirable and sustainable personalised crayons”.

    • 137 Votes
  • Solas Candle Company — The Nicholson Institute

    Solas Candle Company

    The Nicholson Institute

    Solas Candle Company is run by three individuals from the Nicolson Institute, Lauren Murray, Alyth Smith and Sandy Morrison, selling bespoke handmade candles in teacups to add a touch of charm to our products.

    • 122 Votes

Competition Sponsor

  • Investor In People
  • Cyber Essentials
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise in Scotland
  • Investors In Young People
  • Family Friendly Working Scotland
  • Disability Confident
  • Living Wage Employer
  • Good Fundraising
  • SCQF

About YES

Our Vision is for Scotland to be a place where all young people are given the opportunity to have a rewarding future in work and life - no matter where they start
their journey.

Our Mission is to inspire & equip all young people to learn, develop and reach their full potential through enterprise.

In everything that we do, we will work with the following values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Creativity & Collaboration.

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