King’s Ely International students complete Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition

PUBLISHED: 12:46 05 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:46 05 September 2017

Four King’s Ely International students have completed their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Qualifying Expedition.

Four King’s Ely International students have completed their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Qualifying Expedition.

Archant

Four King’s Ely International students have completed their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Qualifying Expedition.

Four King’s Ely International students have completed their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Qualifying Expedition.Four King’s Ely International students have completed their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Qualifying Expedition.

The team of Year 13 students - Ching-Han Chiang, Chun Kei Chow, Eugenia Tsang and Tsz Chun Tsang – successfully completed the expedition in the Peak District.

Starting near the village of Hathersage, the students spent four days travelling the Dark Peak finishing at Tintwhistle, east of Manchester.

Altogether, they walked over 60 kilometres and camped at three remote sites.

Martin Bray, assistant director of outdoor education at King’s Ely Senior, said: “The weather was clear and bright for the first two days with some cloud and rain on the last two days to bring some trickier navigation challenges, but they coped admirably with route finding and the conditions underfoot.

“Congratulations to all four students, who showed great enthusiasm and persistence in both the build-up and throughout the trip to complete their objectives.”

The expedition was held as part of the Ely Scheme at King’s Ely. For more information visit www.kingsely.org

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 14:55

Twenty-five firefighters spent more than 10 hours extinguishing a pallet fire on the A10 at Chittering yesterday (Thursday July 19).

Yesterday, 16:53

An alert PCSO who smelt cannabis as he walked past an unlocked and uninsured car led to a massive drugs seizure.

Yesterday, 14:26

A woman who threatened to stab people with a syringe in Peterborough has been jailed for six years.

Yesterday, 12:06

The M11 northbound between junction 8 and junction 10 has re-opened after a ‘severe’ lorry fire.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Ely Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy