The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award for Young People is recognised worldwide as a standard of achievement for young people. The Award empowers students by enabling them to develop emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual and social attitudes while providing them opportunities to also develop outstanding leadership qualities. At Grange School, students are currently registered for the Bronze and Silver Award.
The DofE programme is at three levels:
• Bronze (age 13+)
• Silver (age 15+)
• Gold (age 16+)
Participants achieve an award by completing a personal programme of activities in four sections:
1. Volunteering: undertaking service to individuals or the community.
2. Physical: improving in an area of sport, dance or fitness activities.
3. Skills: developing practical and social skills and personal interests.
4. Expedition: planning, training for and completion of an adventurous journey in Nigeria or abroad.