“My name is Sophia and I completed the Bronze Expedition for my Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. I have cerebral palsy which means I have difficulty with mobility and balance. With my degree of cerebral palsy, I do not really notice … Read the rest
The Duke of Edinburgh scheme is a fantastic opportunity for young people to engage in life skills, push the boundaries and experience opportunities that they would never have dreamt of.
As a parent of twins I encouraged both Lily and … Read the rest
I’m writing this blog 5 weeks into the Coronavirus lockdown and it couldn’t be a more apt and relevant time to write about how being outdoors, walking and surrounded by nature can improve your mood, mental and physical wellbeing.
From … Read the rest
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… Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest