Quest Week is a key aspect of school life. A diverse range of experiential learning opportunities are offered to students. Students in Years 7-9 participate in year group trips and students from Years 10-13 can take part in both local and international trips. Quest Week supports the development of the Global Competencies and students form strong bonds during these challenging experiences.
Student agency has been central in the development of our Quest Week programme. A student leadership group helped to write the guiding statements below.
Our aim is to inspire students to become global citizens who nurture respectful relationships, are curious about the world around them, and are committed to making lasting change.
All Quest Week trips should have the capacity to help students develop the Global Competencies:
These statement were used to create a trip criteria, and a coherent and progressive curriculum map. These documents then informed a wider student steering group who reviewed an extensive number of trips before agreeing on the experiences on offer.