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.
- Reading Bingo - Summer Reading Challenge
Reading lists recommended by the LL (Learning Lounge - 12/07/2020)
- STEM Summer Newsletter
Details of Big Bang Digital on 14th July & further STEM initiatives that can be done over the summer (STEM Pathways - 08/07/2020)
- Ofqual Consultation
Proposed changes to the way some GCSEs, AS and A Levels should be examined in summer 2021 (Whole School - 06/07/2020)
- Author Interview: Jess Butterworth
We interview author of 'Swimming Against the Storm'... (Learning Lounge - 21/05/2020)
- LL online
Keeping in touch with students... (Learning Lounge - 14/05/2020)