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.
- Toot Hill Folk Band at the Barnstone Ceiilidh
Emma Parker and the Barnstone Brownies raise over £800 for charity! (Music - 21/06/2019)
- Yr 10 Engineering Apprenticeship Trips
Industrial Visits to Barnstone Cement Works and John Deere in Langar. (STEM Pathways - 21/06/2019)
- Hugh Paine, year 7, joins the Big Band
Fabulous to have a year 7 trombone player in the band! (Music - 21/06/2019)
- Emma Tomlinson plays her first gig with the Big Band
Emma Tomlinson on keys and vocalist Lucy Kent (Music - 21/06/2019)
- Thanks to our groupies at the Bingham Fair!
So grateful to our supportive parents. (Music - 21/06/2019)