An 11-16 Academy
25 participants, the most yet at Stradbroke, set out on their Qualifying Expedition on the morning of Friday 5th June. It goes without saying that it was raining as we left the school and the weather then added a little spice to the mix by throwing in thunder and lightning as the groups got under way.…Continue
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The annual DofE Taster Days will be available as one of the activities for the Enhanced Learning Day in July 2015. Year 9 students who are considering doing DofE in year 10 are invited to camp overnight, cook a meal and walk about 5 miles to get an idea of what the expedition section of the Award entails.
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This year we have 26 year 10 students signed up to take their Bronze Award. The numbers are growing each year which is very encouraging.
We are heading out to the area around Thorpeness for a Navigation Day on Monday 9th February and hoping for dry weather!
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This year's Bronze participants will be starting their expedition training after the October half term.
Dates for your diary:
Monday 9th February 2015 - Navigation Day on Suffolk coast.
Friday April 24th-Saturday April 25th - Practice Expedition in the Shottisham area
Friday June 5th- Saturday June 6th - Qualifying Expedition
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Monday 6th January 2014
PRACTICE VENTURE: Derbyshire White Peak area
Thursday 27th – Sunday 30th March 2014
QUALIFYING VENTURE: Yorkshire Dales
Saturday 12th – Tuesday 15th July 2014
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Monday 6th January 2014
PRACTICE VENTURE: Woodbridge area
Fri 16th-Sat 17th May 2014
QUALIFYING VENTURE: Suffolk coast
Fri 20th - Sat 21st June 2014
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Despite a weather forecast which left a lot to be desired, the Qualifying Expedition remained dry and even, at times, sunny! Spirits were high and determination ruled.
The start point was just outside Aldeburgh and participants had planned their own routes to the campsite at Eastbridge.
The site is on a farm, is small and very basic (two huts with a toilet and washbasin – no showers or other ‘luxuries’), but just the job for DofE. An energetic game of football in the evening…Continue
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