Extra Curricular activities
The DofE award involves completing a series of sections. Volunteering - working in the community helping with a charity or youth group.
Physical - time to get out and do some sport
Skill - learn a new skill like cookery or driving.
Volunteer - Volunteer at a local charity
Expedition - go out on an expedition. At bronze the expedition is in the local area and the Cotswolds. At Silver they venture to the Peak District and Lond Mynd. At Gold students plan their own expedition. Past locations have included the River Spey, River Tay, Loch Sheil, The Dordorgne, Snowdonia, The Cairngorms. Many paddle but the mode of transport is up to you.
Residential - at gold you also have to complete a residential. 5 days away in a residential setting. In the past students have helped repair railways and canals, spent a week photographing deer, rebuilt an orpanage in Kenya, done a tour of Fiji....the opportunities are endless.
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