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World Challenge

World Challenge is the leading provider of life-changing school expeditions which are designed to develop important life skills, helping students to:

  • Develop teamwork and leadership skills
  • Gain confidence and self-esteem
  • Become more globally aware

At Tring School, we offer a 2 week Adventure for Year 9 students and a 3 week Expedition for Year 11 and 12 students. To learn more about World Challenge please Click Here

Click here to see the slide show of the Year 9 Cambodia 2019 adventure.

The World Challenge ethos

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Global citizenship is one of the key aims of the World Challenge programme. Challengers will experience cultures and environments literally a world away from their home country. This brings an appreciation of the challenges facing other communities and hopefully will awaken a desire to understand, explore, and develop a global perspective on life. It is a truly life-changing experience.Img 1705

PARTICIPATION

Challengers are expected to take ownership and responsibility for their team mates and the group’s plans, and this focus is at the centre of the World Challenge learning experience. Participation and teamwork are essential factors behind any successful expedition; it is up to the individuals working together within the team whether or not they will get to that bus stop on time or have a well put together meal that night!

ENVIRONMENT

World Challenge provides a safe yet challenging expedition through which its leaders support and facilitate the development of the young people in its care through tough but exhilarating experiences. They allow the exploration of comfort zones, promoting personal growth, independent thinking, and resourcefulness, all key qualities to help build successful and fulfilling lives.


Img 20200228 192031Eswatini Fundraiser February 2020

Thank you to everyone who supported this event - it was really well attended and the money raised will support our volunteering projects in Eswatini.


For copies of letters emailed home please head to TS Parents at the top of the home page of our website then click on Letters and select the category World Challenge.

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Follow our Twitter account @TringSchWorldC1 for updates.  Our Tring School Facebook page also posts regular updates.

WORLD CHALLENGE ADVENTURE for Year 9 to Eswatini (formerly know as Swaziland) - 2020

Teams have now been finalised for the 2020 expedition to Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and regular meetings with school leaders are fully underway. We had our first training walk on Friday 8th November, a little chilly and with some very excitable cows but an overall good start of the bonding experience for the teams!

We are all very excited as we set out to prepare for our expedition to Eswatini. Keep updated on our progress through the school website or on Twitter (coming soon!).

Click here for World Challenge information about the adventure to Eswatini.

WORLD CHALLENGE EXPEDITION for current Years 10 and 11 TO india - 2021

Our India Ladakh Challengers have started planning their expedition. 

They will choose:

  • How long their trek will be.
  • Where they want to spend their R&R.
  • The projects that they wish to undertake.

Click here to head to the World Challenge website (India).

Click here to view the World Challenge launch presentation.

WORLD CHALLENGE ADVENTURE FOR YEAR 9 in 2021 will be ...

Our 2021 adventure for Year 9 students will be announcenced shortly ... watch this space.

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