Dartmoor challenge overcome by Chipping Sodbury students

May 31 2016

A TEAM of students from Chipping Sodbury School has completed the tough Ten Tors challenge on Dartmoor.

Ten Tors

A TEAM of students from Chipping Sodbury School has completed the tough Ten Tors challenge on Dartmoor.
All but one of the six-strong group reached the finishing line after covering 35 miles during the two-day expedition.
The event tests self sufficiency and determination, with the year ten pupils among 400 teams taking part.
The exercise involved a total of 2,400 young people, with the Chipping Sodbury contingent consisting of Harry Braithwaite, Rob Bennett, Emma Doody, Lewis Roberts, Arno Turner and Ashley Whitlock . Lisa Jarvis, their team manager, said: “All the students are to be congratulated on the effort and hard work they showed during the event.
“It is an enormous achievement to finish the Ten Tors and they will look back on it with great pride, once all the aches and pains have disappeared.”