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Prince Edward DoE/CCF event.

His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex visited Dover Christ Church Academy today to see the work of the Duke of Edinburgh Award in Kent. Wye School was invited to attend along with Ashford School, with whom we run a joint Combined Cadet Force Unit and also work together on the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Mr Wickington, our DoE Co-ordinator, took Jamie Allen, Miles Furnell, Joshua Salmon and Jac Wood to the royal event and they worked with Ashford School students to demonstrate a navigation task. Prince Edward stopped with them for a significant amount of time, talking to staff and each student in turn. He asked Jamie about what he was doing for his DoE Bronze Award, the answer was archery which the Prince asked questions about. He then spoke in some depth to Jac about his leadership of the navigation task and his experiences of both the CCF and DoE. 

After talking to students the Prince unveiled a plaque and all the students there gave him a loud cheer, which seemed to at first surprise him and then make him very happy.

Mr Magee, who also attended the event, was very proud of how well all four Wye students attending represented the school, speaking confidently to a Prince and other distinguished guests from the government, police and local authority.

Prince Edward DoE/CCF event.

 


Art work through to final round

Wye School are delighted that one of our students is now in the second round of this highly prestigious award. Announcement from United Learning:

'We are delighted to announce the shortlist for our Art Competition, as decided by votes from social media and our art teachers!

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Congratulations to our top 10 entrants - their fantastic works of art are now off to our Leadership Conference in March for the 2nd round of voting.'

Art work through to final round

 


Community Farm Visits

Marina Capriotti took some students to help on our local community farm this week. They drenched the male sheep for worms, loaded syringes to exactly 10 ML, administered doses and took part in sheep handling. They did a good job with remaining calm, quiet and grounded around the sheep. A couple of sheep jumped out of their pens and Obi and Marshall dealt with it immediately without being asked to, showing brilliant teamwork.

Community Farm Visits

 


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