14 Feb UK-US Youth Dialogue Programme
Reece successfully beat off over 100 rivals!
Reece, Year 13, successfully beat off over 100 rivals to get the opportunity to take part in the UK-US Youth Dialogue Programme delivered by the Windsor Fellowship.
Reece found out about the opportunity and contacted the organisation to get the details and how to go about applying. The programme is open to applicants in Year 12 or 13 who are in full time education in Greater London. Their aim is to develop strong leadership, team building and communication skills, combined with thoughtful self-reflection and personal confidence as well as developing understanding of culture, lifestyles, values and issues in the USA through direct contact with diverse families, teenagers, leaders and organisations.
Reece and Keren (also in Year 13) made it through to the last 30 and went to a meeting with the YDP staff to try and get chosen within the final 12. Both acquitted themselves well.
Reece was ultimately successful and is now looking forward to experiencing an amazing opportunity. This begins in February with an introductory evening, then three residential seminars in the UK before taking part in the American Summer Camp and experiencing life with an American family through a “home stay” in Chicago. After this there will be a reflective residential back in the UK.
An amazing opportunity created by Reece independently finding out and applying to the fellowship.
He will have an amazing experience and we look forward to him coming back in September before going off to university to tell us all about it.
Deputy Director of Sixth Form
Head of Year 13