Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award

At Rodney College we offer all three levels of the Award with 20 students taking part in the programme. The Award is a programme of activities designed to challenge you, and the only person you are competing with is yourself.

This year we will be running training camps with outdoor guide Steven Orchard and a variety of expeditions around the country.

During term 1 our gold group did their training and in the second week of the holidays will be tramping in Tongariro National Park.

Our Bronze group will be going on a training weekend on the weekend of the second week of term two. This will prepare them for their pretrip to the Coromandel in term 3. Their qualifying expedition will be held over challenge week in December.

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Tues 30 Jan
Teacher only Day
Wed 31 Jan
Year 9 & 13s and new students
Thurs 1 Feb
Start for all students

Parents you are most welcome to attend all events during the year. We look forward to seeing you.