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Silver DofE Assessed Expedition

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With the forecast threatening wind and rain akin to Shakespeare’s “Tempest”, our brave and intrepid Silver DofE students from the current Year 12 set off for Eyam in Derbyshire on Saturday morning. An early start was required to meet in Caistor and then travel to Eyam so that the groups could be briefed and checked, [&hellip…

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Practice Makes Perfect.

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From 15th of September thirty one students from Year 12 completed three gruelling days of practice expedition in training for their DofE Silver Award. They camped overnight at Stainton-le-Vale and Nettleton, and hiked around the area with their equipment each day. The weather was particularly unkind; they had to endure fog, hailstones, thunder and torrential [&hellip…

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Gold DofE Assessed Expedition 12th-16th July 2017

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‘High on Life’ Gold DofE Assessed Expedition 12th-16th July 2017 ‘High on Life’ was one of the phrases used by a DofE student describing their Gold DofE Assessed Expedition experience. Congratulations to the twenty-four Sixth Form students who have successfully completed their Gold Assessed Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition in the Lake District this week. [&hellip…

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