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DofE Celebration EveningHaving spent the last year undertaking a number of activities to gain their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award, DHFS students attended their presentation evening on 5th December, 2018, to formally celebrate their achievements...

The activities they participated in during Year 9 included football, horse riding, helping children, music, martial arts, camping, and hiking.

Now in Year 10, the students' experience was summarised during a presentation delivered by Mrs Hall while parents, carers, staff, and current Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award hopefuls looked on.

Having successfully completed the Skills, Physical, Volunteering and Expedition elements, our students received a certificate, and badge presented by Kellie Ross, Operations Manager for Duke of Edinburgh Central Office.

Following the presentation, students, staff, parents and carers had time to reflect on the hard work, time and effort each student invested in order to receive their award. Remembering the highs and the low they experienced during the last year.

It is hoped that the newly enrolled Bronze participants in Year 9 could draw inspiration from the celebration, and from previous participants knowing that this time next year, it should be them receiving their Award!

More about Duke of Edinburgh

There are three levels of programme you can do which, when successfully completed, lead to a Bronze, Silver or Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award. The main differences between them are the minimum length of time they take to complete, how challenging they are, and the minimum age you can start.

To find out what is required to achieve a Bronze, Silver and Gold DofE Award, please visit the Duke of Edinburgh website. To find out more about how the programme is delivered within school, please speak to Mrs Hollings, Mrs Hall, Mrs Hulley, or Mrs Wilders.

Find out more

Watch the promotional video and visit the website to learn more about The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme: