Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:39 by Mr Tom Harwood
Adventure-based activities build resilience and confidence – the ideal preparation for the GCSE years, writes one head
Article taken from:
"Why should a dip in a cold lake help prepare our students for GCSEs?"
This question was put to me, in emphatic terms, by Year 9 students recently as we toiled uphill, soaked to the skin, at the end of the "jog and dip" challenge at Outward Bound Centre in Ullswater. I was too wet and out of breath myself at the time to answer the question properly, but here are my reflections on...