Duke of Edinburgh Award
Toot Hill School has a large and thriving Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme which offers pupils the opportunity to complete the complete DoE pathway – from Bronze, through Silver and onto Gold!
We are fully aware and appreciative of the benefits that DoE qualifications provide young people with. Through completing volunteering, skill, physical and expedition activities, the programme stretches pupils, taking them outside of their comfort zone and providing opportunities for character development. Through these activities, pupils develop a range of admirable qualities - leadership, teamwork, communication and self-organisation to name but a few. They also learn self-discipline and resilience whilst developing self-confidence and compassion towards other people.
DoE is undoubtedly a fun and much sought after enrichment opportunity that universities, employers and apprenticeship providers strongly value. As such, we very much hope pupils decide to join in alongside their academic studies.
- Book Trust Challenge - April 2017 - Boy in the Tower
"When they first arrived, they came quietly and stealthily as if they tip-toed into the world" (Learning Lounge - 18/04/2017)
- New April Display (2017)
A huge selection of new books ready for you to reserve! (Learning Lounge - 18/04/2017)
- Genre Of The Month - April 2017 - Thriller/Crime
"Forced to go on the run, she hurtles from one threat to another" - Demon Road by Derek Landy (Learning Lounge - 18/04/2017)
- Orienteering Reading Challenge - April 2017 - Thriller/Crime
Its time to get searching and earn 10 credit points! (Learning Lounge - 18/04/2017)
- Waterstones Trip March 2017
Books, books, books! (Learning Lounge - 30/03/2017)