Duke of Edinburgh Award Home
What is it?
The Award is a challenging programme of activities which will help you to learn new skills, help others and experience adventure. It will give you a great sense of achievement and many organisations, such as employers and universities, recognise this Award and what it says about the person who has achieved it.
What does it involve?
There are three levels; Bronze, Silver and Gold. For each level you complete activities in four Sections; Service, Skills, Physical Recreation and Expeditions. At Gold level you also take part in a Residential Project. It's up to you what you do. In each Section there's a wide range of options.
Who is it for?
The Award is open to anyone between the age of 14 and 25 years.
How long will it take?
It takes at least 6 months for Bronze, 12 months for Silver and 18 months for Gold. You must be 16 years old to start at Gold level.
Where can I find out more?
To find out more you can visit www.dofe.org or speak to Ms Giles, or Miss N Marshall.