‘Champion’ award for Sidmouth College

PUBLISHED: 19:03 11 December 2016

Principal James Ingham Hill (l) with Danny Harris and Lisa Whitworth.

Principal James Ingham Hill (l) with Danny Harris and Lisa Whitworth.

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Sidmouth College has received a ‘champion school’ award from the National Citizen Service.

Pupils successfully completed the government-backed programme aimed at developing their life skills.

Students learnt about independent living and teamwork before carrying out a project within their local community. Principal James Ingham Hill said: “By pushing themselves outside of their comfort zones, meeting people not in their immediate peer group and challenging themselves with new activities, young people can return with a huge boost to their confidence, resilience and maturity levels.”


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