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York High School has launched the ‘YHS Lottery’ to raise money for school funds. The object of the school fund is to further the education and advancement in life of our pupils by providing or assisting the provision of educational, recreational and other charitable facilities not normally provided otherwise.

The YHS Lottery is made up of the ‘Sunshine’ and the ‘Lightning’ Lotteries.

How does it work?

Choose 6 numbers from 0 to 9 and enter them on the entry form (see below), if your numbers match the last digit of the daily Fahrenheit temperature (in the right place) of Corfu, Istanbul, Tenerife, Innsbruck, Edinburgh and Stockholm, you win up to £25,000! Smaller prizes are available for matching 3 or more numbers in the correct position. 

How much does it cost?

Each entry line costs £1 per week. The Sunshine Lottery is drawn each Monday and the Lightning Lottery draw takes place each Friday both with a top prize of £25,000.

Where does the money go?

All the money is kept securely in a stakeholders fund, 45% from the Sunshine Lottery and 60% from the Lightning Lottery comes back to school.

How do I know if I’ve won?

You can check numbers in the Daily Mail or at However, all prizes are sent out automatically.

Please support us by picking up an entry form from school reception today or click on the link below.         


 Please support our lottery