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2013 Expeditions

Posted: January 31, 2013 in expedition

Dates for 2013 expeditions are as follows:

Bronze Award Practice: (your child should know which option group you are in)

Option A: March 2nd/3rd

Option B: March 2nd/3rd

Option C: March 23rd/24th

Bronze Award Assessed

Option A: May 4th/5th

Option B: May 4th/5th

Option C: May  25th/26th

Silver Award Practice

All: Apr 10th/11th/12th

Silver Assessed


You can find details of what equipment you will need here: Equipment


France Trip

Posted: January 24, 2013 in Trips

The trip is going ahead!! You can find the proposed activities below….

This is open to Duke of Edinburgh Award students first and then to your friends that attend City Academy Norwich.  You will find more information on this website as it becomes available…

Proposed Itinerary

(Subject to change)

Day One

Meet at City Academy Norwich to greet our Coach – this will take us to Dover where we shall board the 11pm ferry to Calais – before the drive South to Meymac.

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Arrive and settle in

Walk to, and have a swim in, lac de Séchemailles

Evening meal

Treasure hunt

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Dordogne –

Gorge walk and Abseiling

Evening meal

Team initiative games

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Excursion –

Shopping in Bort-les-Orgues then ‘high-ropes’ in the afternoon

Evening meal

Film night

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Mountain biking

Target sports – Air rifle shooting and Archery

Evening meal

Team led quiz

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Water sports – Boarding, Canadian Canoeing,

Kayaking and Topper sailing

Evening meal

Flag game in forest

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Volunteering in the local community – Project work

Evening meal

Team sports –            Volleyball and touch rugby

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Lac de Séchemailles

Water sports –           Choice of Canadian Canoeing,

Kayaking, Topper sailing  or Windsurfing

Evening meal

Disco and Karaoke then depart around 11pm

Day Nine

Having travelled North to Calais we will board the 11:30am ferry to Dover – before arriving back at City Academy Norwich around 4pm            

Todays starter

Posted: January 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

Click the link below…

We are getting close to the expedition and will be announcing walking groups in the next couple of weeks.  Please fill in the form below and let me know 2 people that you would like to be with in your walking group.

We will do our best to make sure you are with a couple of people you know you get on with but can not guarantee you will be with both.