The Duke of Edinburgh award is the world’s leading achievement award for young people. Its balanced programme of activities develops the mind, body and soul in an environment of social interaction and team working. It encourages young people to live life as an adventure…
To achieve the award participants need to complete the following sections:
At Ernest Bevin we offer the Award to students in Years 9, 10, 12 & 13. Students start with the Bronze Award and progress to Silver and Gold in the Sixth Form.
Volunteering: undertaking service to individuals or the community
Physical: improving an area of sport, dance or fitness activities
Skills: developing practical and social skills and personal interests
Expedition: planning, training for and completion of an adventurous journey in the UK or abroad
At Gold Level, participants must do an additional fifth Residential section, which involves working and staying away from home doing a shared activity.
If you are interested in participating and achieving this fantastic award please see Mr O’Nuallain (DofE co-ordinator)
Find out about more about the Award