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DofE Practice Expedition

Students from The Skipton Academy have completed their last practice expedition walk for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award. The students walked the Sharp Haw Trig route from the school, which is a challenging 10-mile hike with an elevation gain of 1,000 feet.

The students were accompanied by their Duke of Edinburgh Award leaders, who helped them to plan the route, pack their bags, and prepare for the hike. The students also learned about map reading, navigation, and first aid.

The hike was a great success, and the students all completed it without any major problems. They were all very proud of their achievement, and they are now looking forward to their qualifying expedition, which will take place later this year.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a challenging and rewarding program that helps young people to develop their skills and confidence. The program is open to all young people aged 14-24, and it offers a range of challenges, including volunteering, physical activity, and expeditions.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a great way for young people to learn new skills, meet new people, and make a difference in their community. If you are a young person who is looking for a challenge, we encourage you to consider applying for the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

We would like to congratulate the students from The Skipton Academy on the successful completion of their practice expedition. we wish them all the best in their qualifying expedition later this year.

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