Duke of Edinburgh 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 learn vital survival skills. The four sections that are completed in the Award are:
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.
Announcements and Dates
Friday 2 December 2022 - Deadline for enrolment and non-refundable deposit of £28
10/11 June 2023 - Training
24/25 June 2023 - Expedition
Bronze Enrolment Form
Bronze Launch Information
Physical Section Ideas
Skill Section Ideas
Volunteering Section Ideas
Duke of Edinburgh Award FAQ's
1. What kit is needed?
It is advised that you bring clothing that is suitable for all weathers, as British weather is a bit unpredictable. Details regarding the kit required will be covered closer to the expedition dates.
2. Once enrolment is completed can you change your mind and get a refund?
Unfortunately not, as this money will have been used to purchase your enrolment pack.
3. What activities can be completed in the three sections (volunteering, skill, physical)?
There is a wide variety. In the ‘Important Documents’ section you will find a comprehensive list that the DofE approve of.
4. How long does it take to complete the different sections for Bronze?
Volunteering, physical and skill are three months for each and then an additional three months in one of these areas.
For further information, please email Miss Kynaston at: email@example.com