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.
- New October Display - 2020
Including Run Rebel, Truly Devious, The Beast of Buckingham Palace and more! (Learning Lounge - 01/10/2020)
- The Big Draw is Back
The Learning Lounge's annual competition has begun - All year groups can enter! (Learning Lounge - 28/09/2020)
- Arkwright Engineering Scholarships
Year 11s have the opportunity to apply for the prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship (STEM Pathways - 23/09/2020)
- Year 8 STEM Club has begun
STEM club is back underway but this time just for year 8 and during lunchtime on a Thursday. (STEM Pathways - 17/09/2020)
- Learning Lounge on Youtube
Learn more about fantastic books! (Learning Lounge - 10/09/2020)