1st Totton Company
1st Totton Company

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Expedition training

Bronze Group 2018 2 Brigaders, Izzie and Jodie completed their Bronze level this year with another two, Caitlyn and Rebecca completing their Service and Expedition Sections. 

 

Silver Group 2017: 3 young women are working towards their silver level award; They have completed the Service, Skills and phyisical sections with just the Expedition outstanding. They need a forth young person to complete the expedtion and are currently looking for someone to make up the forth member of the team. 

 

Silver Update 2015:

 

5 young women compleleted their 2 night 3 day Qualifying expedition in the New Forest for the Silver level in June 2015. They completed the project on time and gained loads of experiance in "Geocaching"- a game of global online hide and seek.

 

Well done Danielle, Anna, Hannah, Ruth and Isobel.

 

Isobel, Danielle and Anna have all now completed their DofE award and were presented with the awards and certificates .

Bronze Update 2014:

 

Well done to Charlotte, Emilly, Ellie, Jess, Katie, Megan & Nicki on completing their Bronze Expedition in October 2013. Tracing evidence of the part the New forest played in the world wars, the girls visted Stoney Cross areodrome, the Canadian war memorial, the WWII display and the New forst visitors centre, the Lyndhurst War memorial, found areas of the forest still containing unexploded munitions from WW1 and discovered the part the Ashurst Hospital played in WW2. A great expedition. Thanks to the leaders who made this possible.

 

The girls completed their GB Leadership training at Foundation Level as part of their Volunteering section  - including planning a weekend sleepover and attending the disitrct training day as well as helping on a company evening. 

 

For the physical section the group learned to play badminton, understanding the rules and scroding as well as improving their techniques. They have now completed all the sections but just need to finish the online recording of the their achievements to gain their awards.

See their lastest Expedition adventures here
D of E Presentation (1).pps
Microsoft Power Point presentation [587.7 KB]

Bronze Expedition Practice walks

 

 

Well done to Charlotte, Emily, Katie and Megan who braved the hottest day of the year so far to practice their expedition skills including map reading, navigation and learning how to use a compass. Great work all of you. Special thanks to Mr Woodbury for planning and leading the training session.

Skills Section

The Bronze skills group have been working on creating 3 banners which depict the Easter Story theme. Thanks to Mrs Woodbury for her help and advice. Some of the pictures below show how they are progressing

 

The Silver Group have been learning cake decorating and icing. Thanks to Mrs Southwell who have given her time, experiance and equipment to help Ruth, Hannah and Isabel develop these skills

Latest News

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   Breaking News

 

Auturm Term September 2018

 

We are looking forward to seeing our current members and welcoming new members to GB on Wedensday 12th September.

 

We plan to add to our local uniform options with a range of Skorts and/ or joggers from just £5. More information to follow 

   New Members Welcome

 

We are delighted that in recent months we have recuited a number of new members and we now have a company of approx 30 girls - there is room for a few more, especially in school  year R and 1  for our Explorer section.

 

Please see information for parents page for more information

 

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