What is the Duke of Edinburgh Award?
The DofE is the world’s leading youth achievement award, giving millions of 14 - 24 year olds the opportunity to be the very best that they can be.
There are three levels of the Award programme, Bronze, Silver and Gold.
The Award has 4 sections, each of which must be completed to successfully to gain the Award.
Duke of Edinburgh at Eggar’s
At Eggar’s School we offer the Bronze Award, starting towards the end of Year 9 and carrying on through Year 10.
Training sessions are carried out as part of the Eggar’s Experience programme of after-school activities with additional sessions when required.
Dates for the Diary
Saturday 08 February 2020: Day Walk at Devil's Punchbowl
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 April 2020: Bronze Practice Expedition
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 June 2020: Bronze Assessed Expedition
Monday 06 July 2020: Bronze Expedition Team Presentations in the Eggar's School hall.
Following the Easter holiday each year, Year 9 students are invited to enrol in the Adventurers group. This aims to equip them to take part in the expedition part of the DofE Award and give them a chance to see if they “up for it”.
On completion of the Adventurers module, they can apply to take part in the full DofE scheme and get started on their non-expedition sections.
If you would like to know more about the Duke of Edinburgh Award please visit their website at http://www.dofe.org/ or contact our school DofE Co-ordinator, Mr Cumner by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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