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Duke of Edinburgh



Pupils achieve an Award by

completing a personal programme

of activities in four sections:


  •   Volunteering: undertaking service to individuals or the community
  •   Physical: improving in an area of sport, dance or fitness activities
  •   Skills: developing practical and social skills and personal interests
  •   Expedition: planning, training for and completion of an adventurous journey in the UK or abroad




A sense of responsibility

Awareness of their strengths

New talents and abilities

The ability to plan and use time

Leadership and team-working skills

New friendships

Self-belief & self-confidence

A sense of identity Initiative

Problem solving, presentation & communication skills

Ability to learn from & give to others in the community


3 levels


Bronze, Silver and Gold