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Expedition

Achieving your Award is an adventure from beginning to end and this section can give you some of your most memorable experiences!

Ocean Rock

To ensure that we offer the best possible experience of the Expedition Section of the Award Scheme we have chosen to partner with Ocean Rock Adventure, who specialise in outdoor educational experiences for young people. We are very excited about the opportunities that this partnership offers our students undertaking the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

Ocean Rock were founded in 2011 by two secondary school teachers, Peter and Rachel. With a love of the outdoors, their mission is to provide quality adventures for all in amazing locations.  They are based in Bristol and work throughout the UK & abroad. Ocean Rock Adventure are experienced, qualified and licensed to deliver a wide range of activities in the outdoors. The company is qualified with MIA, WGL and ML Instructors and are BCU coaches. They will provide us with the skills, organisation and support to achieve our Mandeville School Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in a safe, fun and adventurous way.

The letters below have been sent home to parents outlining the details of the expedition training day being delivered by Ocean Rock at The Mandeville School as well as the Parents' Information Evening at which representatives of Ocean Rock will be present. These letters additionally contain information and dates on both the planned practice expeditions and the qualifying/assessed expeditions.

Expedition Sign Up

(Reply slips to be returned to the school by no later than 31st March 2017.)

Bronze Expedition Letter

Silver Expedition Letter

Gold Expedition Letter