Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme is an internationally recognised award which has been running for over 60 years. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is highly valued by employers and there is a section of the UCAS (https://www.ucas.com/) form worth valuable points to record successful completion of the Award. At Golborne High School students start the Bronze Award at the end of year 9 and aim to complete it by the end of Year 10. The award consists of four sections which are completed over three or six months: 

Volunteering: giving up time to support others 

Physical: a physical activity or sport

Skill: improving or learning a new skill

Expedition: Learning new skills and applying them in overnight camping expeditions

http://www.dofe.org/