Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Silver Practice Expedition

Congratulations to our Students that took part and successfully completed their Silver practice expedition during 26 – 28 May.  The expedition took place around the Cannock Chase area, of Staffordshire.  Students worked in teams of up to seven following their planned routes and covering distances of up to 17km, with 7 hours of planned activity each day.  All seven teams worked extremely hard to achieve their aim whilst being self-sufficient for three days and two nights.  Despite some heavy thunderstorms students were confident and determined throughout, working as a team and demonstrating many skills such as problem solving & decision making, leadership, commitment, organisation and self-motivation to name a few.

With all of the expedition training framework complete our students are now looking forward to completing their qualifying expeditions in September, navigating around the White Peaks area of the Peak District.