The Duke of Edinburgh Award offered by Honiton Community College
The Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) award is a life-changing experience for our young people. It is an opportunity to discover new interests and talents, and to develop essential skills for life and work. During their time at the College, students have the opportunity to complete the DofE programme at three different levels – Bronze, Silver and Gold.
Ten Tors Case Study
The College has a very strong tradition in outdoor and adventure activities. For many years we have entered numerous teams in the Ten Tors challenge.
This involves a significant commitment from the students over a number of preparatory walks before they take on the challenge of walking 35 miles, 45 miles or 55 miles over a weekend in May. Ten Tors is an amazing experience and involves approximately 4000 young people from the south-west and beyond. Students learn specific skills and abilities to do with survival in the outdoors such as navigation, campcraft and endurance alongside other transferable skills and abilities such as tenacity, resilience, teamwork, leadership and much more.
Outdoor pursuits at Honiton Community College
We are developing an exciting Outdoor Education Pursuits Programme at the College. This will provide a wide variety of opportunities for our students and is an excellent opportunity to develop their physical, social and mental health outside a classroom.
Outdoor Learning at Honiton Community College
Outdoor learning provides numerous benefits, and research has shown that it supports emotional, behavioural and intellectual development. Through our Outdoor Education Pursuits Programme:
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