Great practice for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award
On Saturday 18 November, 3 teams of Year 10 students explored the Devil’s Punch Bowl, near Hindhead as part of their preparations for their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bronze Expedition. The aim of the day was to practise their navigation skills and get used to carrying the large packs that will be needed for the qualifying expedition.
The day was chilly and damp, with mist filling the Punch Bowl. There was much needed map and compass practice including taking bearings and relating the map to the ground. All the teams did really well with not too many wrong directions taken! They finished the day in good spirits, despite the long, steep hill just prior to the finish and went home for a welcome hot bath and a cup of tea.
And this year's cup winners were Monty House! Go Monty! The cheers could be heard throughout the school, probably throughout Hampshire And if you're Spenser or Austen.... it all starts again in September. #WeAreEggars https://t.co/11g4SYM8Hi 10:47 AM - 23 Jul 2021
Some of our talented musicians were able to play to their parents and carers in a Summer Showcase on Monday evening. Here's a mini taster of our band and their amazing musical talent! #WeAreEggars https://t.co/3wIeXrP16D 6:47 AM - 22 Jul 2021