|21 May 2020|
DofE is only one part of the Outdoor Pursuits co-curricular programme. The Ten Tors Challenge saw a record six teams participate in 2019 with every one completing their route in good time as usual. As this year's Ten Tors was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the teams were challenged to camp in their gardens instead. Tents were pitched, fires lit and hammocks strung for a unique Ten Tors experience!
The Outdoor Pursuits team also organise a summer expedition every year and recently groups have been wild camping in Scotland (and survived the midges), climbed high in the Matterhorn region, achieved Base Camp on Everest and tested their physical and mental endurance in adventurous activities in Corsica.
Mike Smith, from the Class of 1984, has enjoyed an illustrious career in the music industry. More...