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24/01/20

Do take a look at our latest Glyn Newsletter dated Friday 24 January 2020 https://t.co/v2caWcK1he

24/01/20

Years 7 and 8 Glyn PSA Disco this evening (Fri 24 Jan) from 7.00pm to 8.30pm for those who bought tickets in advance - have fun!

22/01/20

Retweeted From Glyn School P.E.

Some really exciting rugby from sees the score 10-0 with two unconverted tries

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20/01/20

We're celebrating the 200th after-school lecture by Mr Matthews today. An amazing achievement and a fantastic contribution. This afternoon, it's Our Earth - An Historical Journey. https://t.co/W3ZU698zHR

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17/01/20

Great to see Glyn Parliament in full force today! https://t.co/96UifOvJPa

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11/01/20

Retweeted From Glyn School P.E.

Glyn School GCSE PE in full flow ✏️📖 https://t.co/y3lDxCBybI

07/01/20

We have an amazing new video about our school (with thanks to Mr L:awrenece) including fabulous aerial views!. We are incredibly lucky to study and work here! Do take a look: https://t.co/MymzSVQ0sA

06/01/20

Happy New Year! Students return to school on Monday 6 January by 9.50am for a 10.00am start with Period 2, Week 2. Students should make their way straight to their Period 2 lesson. Thank you.

16/12/19

Tuesday 17 December is Mufti Day and Students' Christmas Fair! Wear your Christmas Jumper and bring a bit of small change - all for charity!

13/12/19

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter - a very busy week, indeed! https://t.co/GqquSlOoUi

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12/12/19

It's all about to begin! https://t.co/EHLvh4xpCa

12/12/19

Thursday 12 December - hope to see you at the Carol Concert this evening at St Mary's Church in Ewell Village from 7pm to 9pm. A warm welcome awaits.

12/12/19

Thursday 12 December - see you at the Carol Concert this evening! A warm welcome awaits at St Mary's Church in Ewell Village from 7pm to approximately 9pm.

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12/12/19

With the Glyn School Mock Polling Station due to close shortly, how have students voted? Results tomorrow...watch this space! https://t.co/BmdZbFr6wo

12/12/19

The Polls are open! Glyn School's Mock Poll has begun, with polling booths, slips, official counters, as near to the real thing as possible. How will the students vote? Will it reflect the National vote? Results later today!

10/12/19

Great numbers have signed up to the Duke of Edinburgh award at Glyn School…63 Bronze, 30 Silver and 9 Gold. Look out for news on what people are doing for their volunteering, physical and skill sections.

06/12/19

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter! https://t.co/qFZul5Z9BO

05/12/19

Year 13 Parents and Carers evening this evening, Thursday 5 December. A warm welcome to families.

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04/12/19

Retweeted From The Beacon School

Artist in Residence at The Beacon School Jonathan Braybrook, who is an art teacher at School came to the Beacon School to take up the role of Artist in Residence on Wednesday, 2nd December. He led a master class for our A-Level students in fine art portraiture. https://t.co/18G9n8sCRL

Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE) offers students the change of a life-changing experience. A fun time with friends. An opportunity to discover new interests and talents. A tool to develop essential skills for life and work. As well as a recognised mark of achievement; respected by employers.

 

There are 3 levels of award which the starting years are as follows;  Bronze Yr9, Silver Yr10 and Gold Yr12

 

There are four sections to complete at Bronze and Silver level and five at Gold. They involve helping the Volunteering: community/environment, Physical: becoming fitter, Skill: developing new skills, Expedition: planning, training for and completing an expedition and, for Gold only, Residential: working with a team on a residential activity.

 

The DofE is open to all in the above year groups with an application process, due to limited spaces. Achieving an Award isn’t a competition or about being first. It’s all about setting personal challenges and pushing personal boundaries.

 

Through a DofE programme young people have fun, make friends, improve their self-esteem and build confidence. They gain essential skills and attributes for work and life such as resilience, problem-solving, team-working, communication and drive, enhancing CVs, university and job applications. Top employers recognise the work-ready skills Award holders bring to their business.

 

Here at Glyn we have an amazing team of people who help deliver the award who are listed below, along with using the skills and expertise of a company called Learn Outdoors.

 

Ms Wilson-David – DofE Manager

Mr Macgregor – Bronze Leader

Miss Stoke – Silver Leader

Miss Hincliffe – Gold Leader

 

This team along with other members of staff, who help with the expedition sections allow us to take up 63 Bronze, 49 Silver and 14 Gold participants at the moment with the hope of expanding the programme within Glyn in the future.