It is of some significance that results in the EBacc have continued to improve this year, led in no small part by some impressive individual performances by students in modern foreign languages with 74% achieving A*-C in French. This underlines the importance that the school places upon its core curriculum and the international dimension. Indeed, increasing numbers of students now choose to progress to study the International Baccalaureate Career-related programme within the Sixth Form – the only school to offer such a curriculum within the local area.
This year was the 100th anniversary of the marches, this meant that there was a very mentally and physically demanding training programme which included a selection process, due to the limited places for the anniversary set by the Dutch authorities. During the training, he had to complete the RAFWARMA 2-Day 50-mile march at RAF Cosford in Wolverhampton. This was a very demanding 2 days which saw him get his first medal. Throughout the training, he completed over 200 miles of training around East Kent, which involved staying at a military camp and marching in full combat uniform. This year he was placed into B team, this being the highest team he can get in for his age and experience. This year his team marched in memory of his Grandfather and one of the other cadet’s grandmother who also passed away whilst in training.
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