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    Duke of Edinburgh Award
    What is the DofE Award?

    The Duke of Edinburgh Award was set up in 1956 and provides young people aged 14-24 the opportunity to complete different activities including learning new skills and developing physical abilities. It also allows young people to participate in expeditions with friends and learning vital survival skills.  The 4 sections that are completed in the Award are:

    1. Physical
    2. Skill
    3. Volunteering
    4. Expedition

    ‘This is a prestigious award scheme for your son/daughter to partake in, as they work towards gaining experience including leadership, problem solving, life and team skills as well as confidence building – all of which are transferable to their school, and eventually work and life.  It is a highly respected achievement and is looked upon favourably by future employers.’

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    Any further queries please contact Miss Kynaston (ekynaston@oakgrove.school)