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Gold Duke of Edinburgh Success

Congratulations to the following students who have recently achieved their Gold DofE award. They will now expect to be invited to the Palace for their royal presentation in approximately 12 months.

Ron Au
Oliver Booth
Laurent McCready
Finn Johnson
Fiona Lawson
Eleanor Beswick
Niamh Beck
Grace Williams
Adam Brooks


The award requires the students to complete five sections of various lengths:

Skills: 6 or 12 months
Physical: 6 or 12 months (1 of each timescale between skills & physical)
Volunteering: 12 months (or as a direct entrant 18months)
Expedition: Practice of 4 days & 3 nights in wild country followed by an assessment (where students will work alone) for the another 4 days and 3 nights in wild country.
Residential: 5 days in a new environment with no more than 2 people previously known to the student