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raised of £1,500 target by 11 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,500 to help to fund our year 11 students' Adventure Week.

Sturminster Newton

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Yewstock School are raising money to allow all of our students to take part in an amazing Adventure Week.

For many students, this will be a once in a lifetime opportunity. Staff will be able to give countless benefits of this experience.

Students will stay with friends, away from parents (some for the first time) and will be able to experience independence. Students, with support from staff where necessary will, develop personal care, independence and skills for life whilst participating in all aspects of the trip. For example, staff will support students, when necessary, to learn to brush their teeth before bed, to prepare their own belongings for the day and to dress into a wetsuit and navigate waters using a kayak.

Students will be away from the structure, routine and familiarity of the school environment and will develop new and existing skills throughout all activities and aspects of the trip, from tasks led by school staff and adventurous activities led by Weymouth and Portland Adventure (a very skilled and professional organisation, who have high levels of support for students with any additional need), to social time in a new environment with friends. All experiences and activities are completely inclusive for all students.

Students will treasure the memories forever, they will develop lifelong skills, benefitting them in order to become more independent therefore improving life chances. Students will develop solid relationships with peers and staff and will improve confidence and self-esteem (improvements in these areas really stand out for our students). As seen in the last two years, this is a once in a lifetime experience for many of our students and they all grew over the week into happier more confident individuals with better chances of continued growth, success and contributing positively to society.

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    • Anonymous


      Mar 9, 2024

      Have a wonderful time year 11!


    • Alfie Daniels and family

      Alfie Daniels and family

      Mar 8, 2024


    • Anonymous


      Jan 11, 2024

      Making memories - that’s what it’s all about! Have a great time all.


    • Mel Hunt

      Mel Hunt

      Jan 11, 2024

      Such a life changing opportunity for the amazing year 11 students! Keep up the great work 😊


    • Anonymous


      Jan 9, 2024


    • Hannah Fulton

      Hannah Fulton

      Jan 6, 2024

      All the best with your fundraising- from Harry in Dolphins


    • Peter B

      Peter B

      Jan 5, 2024

      Hope you have a great adventure week


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