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Outdoor Education Programmes – Information and Updates #6

Expedition

OEP Information &  Updates – Issue 6 / December 2017

(Last updated 11/12/2017)

The Big Expeditions: 

Please find information from the recent launch  evening:

2019 – Bohunt School – TNES Overseas Expedition Parent Information Guide

Year 8 Activity Camp 2018

  • Registrations are now closed. ( as @ 22/11/2017).
  • More information to follow in due course.

Year 9 Bushcraft 2018

  • Registrations are now closed. ( as @ 22/11/2017)
  • More information to follow in due course.

Year 10 DofE Bronze 2018

What’s happening now and next:

  • Participants have been asked to form into Expedition Teams of  7. This needs to be completed by 08/01/2018.
  • Participants were invited to attend a briefing in Sports Hall 2 on Wednesday 6 December 2017. We will explained about logging into DofE, updating planners, and starting , Skills , Physical and Volunteering Sections.
  • Link to Bronze DofE Student Briefing presentation: 2018_DofE_Bronze student briefing 1_v1
  • Participants will be registered at Bronze level and be issued with thier Bronze DofE “Welcome Packs”. ( Providing a deposit has been received). This is likely to take a few weeks so please be patient  if  some of you get your DofE registration and and your your pack before others.
  • Participants will be asked to to collect (and sign for) their “DofE Bronze Welcome Packs” from the Library. Now from  Monday  18 December 2017.  Please do not go to the Library before you have received a “Welcome to the DofE” email, which will contain your DofE ID. You will need to take your DofE ID with you to the Library in order to collect your “Welcome Pack”.
  • Afterschool Expedition training is planned to start in January/February 2018. ( More information to folow in due course.)

Year 11 DofE Silver 2018

What’s happening now and next:

  • Participants have been asked to form into Expedition Teams of  7. (Target for completion 30/11/2017)
  • Participants were  invited to attend a briefing the Activity Hall on Friday 8 December 2017.  We will explained about logging into DofE, updating planners, and starting , Skills , Physical and Volunteering Sections.
  • Participants have been/will be registered at Silver level and will  be issued with thier Silver DofE “Welcome Packs”. ( Providing a deposit has been received).
  • Participants will be asked to to collect (and sign for) thier “DofE Silver Welcome Packs”  from the Library from  ,morning break-time on Monday 11 December 2017. Students must take thier DofE ID with them, iin order to collect thier packs.
  • Afterschool Expedition training is planned now  to start in January 2018. ( More information to follow in due course)

Year 12 DofE Gold 2018

  • Registrations are now closed. ( as @ 22/11/2017)
  • Link to Bohunt DofE letter home:Gold Welcome letter V2
  • Providing deposits have been received we will registerd candidates at Gold level prior to Christmas 2017.
  • Participants were invited to attend a kick-off meeting on Saturday 9 December 2017 – 10am to 12 noon in the Sixth Form Block.  We had a general discussion about the Gold DofE Programme.
  • We expect to have four expedition teams. with 3 waliking  and one ‘on bikes’ (tbc). More information will follow.

Best wishes,

The Outdoor Education Team