yr 11 receive their bronze d of e

19 Noadswood Year 11′s complete their Bronze D of E

May 6, 2015

The D of E Bronze Awards were presented to Noadswood Year 11′s by Jim Wilson a Gold Medalist in Heavyweight Power Lifting at the Invictus Games at the New Forest presentation held at Brockenhurst College.

Jim a Royal Engineer lost both his legs in Afghanistan in 2011 whilst on patrol, with determination and short term goals in sight, he left hospital after 7 weeks and then learnt to walk again, he has then completed numerous challenges including training and competing at the Invictus Games.

As part of their Bronze D of E, pupils completed an expedition across the New Forest which for many was the highlight of the award, the practice weekend, brought the traditional rain soaked walk around the Brockenhurst area, before the assessed expedition in June around Godshill in blistering sunshine. ​Alongside this pupils volunteered their time, developed skills and sports.

Pupils: Lewis Brown, Emma Powell, Estah Burnham, Emma Plowman, Ardonnique Da Santos, Emma Farmer, Lauren Fernee, Matilda Miller, Chloe Haynes, Matthew Gerrish, Zoe Marshall, Hannah Osman, Cristiano Magaglio, Elliot Cooper, Jessica Bell.