VIDEO: School offers girls a world of opportunities

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Kesteven and Sleaford High School held its first ever celebration evening to present Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh Awards to students.

On Wednesday night, Jacky Secker from Lincolnshire County Council presented 33 Bronze and 10 Silver awards to High School girls in front of parents and guests. A further 28 British Heart Foundation Heart Start certificates were given out as part of expedition training and they celebrated the new appointment of older students as DofE Captains to supervise and advise the younger ones on bronze and silver awards.

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze and Silver Award winners and their DofE Captains at the High School celebration event. EMN-151120-170924001

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze and Silver Award winners and their DofE Captains at the High School celebration event. EMN-151120-170924001

Speakers were Marc Blackman, Greg Johnson and Carl Blackman who completed Disability Gold awards in 2010.

○ A Careers Insight Fair was held at the school on November 12, when 42 universities, colleges and employers gathered to offer information to students from years 11 to 13 from all three of the town’s secondary schools.

Colin Green, assistant headteacher said it was a fantastic opportunity for students considering their future careers. He said: “We’re really grateful for the people representing their organisations for the benefit of the students.”

Charlotte Llewellyn of Bishop Grosseteste University  chats to year 12 students Katie Mountford and Lara Orris. EMN-151120-170341001

Charlotte Llewellyn of Bishop Grosseteste University chats to year 12 students Katie Mountford and Lara Orris. EMN-151120-170341001

Sarah Mowbray and Josh Holliday of property and faciliities management company Qube, of Sleaford, talk to High School students, from left - Elizabeth Disdel, Ellie Greenhalgh and Saffron Jackson, all aged 15. EMN-151120-170331001

Sarah Mowbray and Josh Holliday of property and faciliities management company Qube, of Sleaford, talk to High School students, from left - Elizabeth Disdel, Ellie Greenhalgh and Saffron Jackson, all aged 15. EMN-151120-170331001

The Careers Insight Fair at Kesteven and Sleaford High School. EMN-151120-170317001

The Careers Insight Fair at Kesteven and Sleaford High School. EMN-151120-170317001