The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE)

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A growing number of students have been awarded various levels of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) over the past two years.

This is an excellent way to develop a range of leadership, service and personal skills that will support students to achieve in a range of disciplines.

Employers and universities look very favourably on the DofE Award as it demonstrates a dedication and discipline to achieve something that takes a young person out of their comfort zone.

“I loved the kayaking and even though I got wet several times, it was brilliant. I also enjoyed going up on Hadrian’s Wall on the evening with my friends.”
 “It was a new experience and our instructor Jason was great. I now feel ready to take on my expedition and I am looking forward to spending that quality time with my friends on the River Tweed but knowing that I am heading towards completion of my Gold DofE.”

More information about completion of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is available from Major Parker in the Academy or visit DofE