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Chloe’s DofE story… After moving from living in a major city when I was five, for most of my life I can remember living in the countryside and now can’t imagine living anywhere else, from spending weekends and afterschool outside (not having a television since until I was seven) to being unable to go anywhere […]

Latest DofE Residentials

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We’ve run 3 residentials this year at February half term, over the Easter holidays and recently during October half term. Over the February half term we were joined by 25 students, all studying Maths or Physics at A level. They came from all over England to concentrate on their A Levels and revise for half a […]

3 day residential with Y6 girls

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We’ve had another 3 days of fun with Year 6 from Leicester High School for Girls. With the aim of allowing time for the girls to get to know each other, have fun, cement friendships and form new bonds, we planned a residential in Leicestershire to allow them time to play and have lots of […]

Bushcraft fun with the Brownies!

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We were delighted to be invited to come and run a bushcraft afternoon for the Saxilby Brownies in Lincolnshire. Having set up, we were greeted by a joyful group of yellow and brown clad girls, swirling round the field full of chatter and laughter. Their enthusiasm continued throughout the afternoon as they all spent 45 […]

Bushcraft activity day for Lyddington Village

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Just as the children and grandchildren from Lyddington in Rutland were starting back at school after the long summer holiday, they gathered for a special bushcraft activity day on a wet and windy Saturday afternoon! Lyddington Parish Council, with money that had been set aside, provided a free event for local children that would involve […]

Coast 2 Coast by Bike August 2017

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4 days Over 270km completed 4530m of incline Many congratulations to the whole group – you were MAGNIFICENT! In August this year we met a small group of cyclists, who had signed up to ride their road bikes from Whitehaven, on the West Coast of England all the way over to Whitby, on the East […]

2016-2017 DofE Report!

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A look back at last year’s DofE. We started with Beauchamp College’s Gold Practice in the Lake District last October and finished with Leicester High School’s Bronze Qualifier in the White Peaks this September. And in between we have taken nearly 300 students on their DofE journey on almost 30 different expeditions, whether just starting […]

February Maths & Activity Residential

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We’ve just returned from another Maths and Outdoor Activity Residential over February Half-Term. We were joined by 20 students, all studying Maths at A level. They came from all parts of the UK, from Devon to Manchester and Derbyshire to Norfolk. The idea of the residential was to concentrate on their Maths studies and revise for 3 hours […]

2015-2016 DofE report!

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The 2015-2016 has drawn to a close and all of a sudden we are starting to visit schools to kick off the next season. The students, both from all the schools and Open groups have all been fantastic and had to undergo some really tough weather conditions: hail, snow, winds, rain, freezing conditions with some […]

Mountain bike day in the Peak District

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We had a fantastic day in the Peak District with a group of ladies from all over the country that booked on for our mountain biking day. We met by Ladybower Reservoir and set off for the day with a group that were undeterred by the strong winds and threat of rain. We took on muddy tracks, trails, […]