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Reported by Rachael on 16th August 2019

Can you play the piano? Hebe raised £1500 from her Pianothon!

Can you play the piano? Hebe raised £1500 from her Pianothon!

When we had our first assembly at school about the Borneo 2020 expedition, my first initial feeling was excitement! I have never had the opportunity to do something like this, and coming from a big family, my siblings haven't either. It took some guts to make a final decision. I was slightly nervous and it took a few weeks to decide if I really wanted to invest the time into doing this. However I have had so much support from...

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Reported by on 15th August 2019

Got your results? Here’s what to do next…

Got your results? Here’s what to do next…

The day is finally here, you’ve got your results and are ready to take the next step into your future. It can be a stressful and emotional time and there can be a lot of pressure on you to decide what to do next. There’s often a mad rush to accept university offers, go through clearing or find a job immediately, but this can sometimes lead to people regretting their choice further down the line. To make sure you don’t...

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Reported by Rachael on 09th August 2019

Amy started in Feb and £400 raised by end of March

Amy started in Feb and £400 raised by end of March

Amy sent us her story in March, so we are sure she hasfundraised even more now, but her story shows how in approximately 6 weeks you can raise £400 When I first heard about the expedition I felt excited, yet nervous as its a long way away and we are there for a long time. However, it sounds like an amazing trip, and a once in a life-time chance. I was really excited as my best friend wanted to go...

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Over £2600 in one event, over £4000 in total – George is smashing it!

When I first heard about the expedition I was nervous and excited. I wasn't sure I would be able to raise that kind of money but with the support of my family we agreed I'd get there! Within a week of hearing about the expedition I had paid my deposit and committed to the trip. I held two cake sales in our local town leading up to Christmas raising a huge £750. Then after Christmas my family and I started...

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5 things you need to know if your child is considering a gap trip

If your child is thinking about taking some time out for a gap trip, it can be a worrying experience and with so much to organise and prepare beforehand, it can feel overwhelming. To help you make sense of it all, we have created a ‘Parents’ Guide to Gap Trips’ that ensures you have all the information you need to be able to support your child throughout their experience. What opportunities are available? Search for ‘gap year opportunities’ online and...

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Reported by Rachael on 26th July 2019

Robyn became a disney princess to fundraise – genius!!

Robyn became a disney princess to fundraise – genius!!

When I first heard about the expedition I SAW A PHOTO OF SLOTHS AND THOUGHT, SIGN ME UP!!!! I started by approaching local businesses for sponsorship. I wrote letters and personally delivered them around town. Luckily a few of them agreed to sponsor me which was a fantastic start to my fundraising journey. I made a t shirt with all my sponsors names on which I'll be taking to Ecuador! I then organised a "Healthy Tuck Shop" for the sixth...

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Reported by on 25th July 2019

Pros and cons of taking a gap year

Pros and cons of taking a gap year

This time of year can be extremely stressful with exam results looming and the pressure of having to make big decisions about your future. With loads of different options available, it can be overwhelming! We’re here to make it a little easier and to give you advice on one of your options – a gap year.   Gap years can be a great way to improve your career prospects and will give you some amazing new experiences. Not all gap...

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Carboots to Bingo, Karaoke to thrill seeking – Kian has varied his fundraising!

When I first heard about this expedition, I knew I had to go, I could imagine myself out there getting involved and this would excite me, I knew it would be a big effort for me and my family to raise the money but I also knew it wasnt impossible! The first big event was held on Saturday and was a night of Bingo and Karaoke, organised by myself and 2 other pupils, I had been to a similar function...

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