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.
- Lounging with books Podcast
Our first podcast talking about our lovely Learning Lounge, books, quizzes and Movie night... (Learning Lounge - 18/10/2018)
- FQR favourites - October
Short reads by fantastic authors... (Learning Lounge - 16/10/2018)
- Matt Dickinson Book Sale
Buy the 'Everest Files' for only £5 and get it signed... (Learning Lounge - 04/10/2018)
- Big Draw Halloween Competition
We need artists to draw some spooky monsters! (Learning Lounge - 02/10/2018)
- Booktrust Challenge - October 2018
Pax by Sara Pennypacker (Learning Lounge - 02/10/2018)