The Duke of Edinburgh Award is an outstanding initiative aimed at 14 to 24 year olds. It offers young people the opportunity to take part in a highly-regarded, challenging and fulfilling scheme which will not only benefit the awardee but their communities too. Employers and Colleges recognise the award as one which requires young people to challenge themselves in four areas: volunteering, skills, physical and expedition.
HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh founded the Duke of Edinburgh's Award in 1956 and remains patron. The scheme has been dedicated to the personal development of young people from all backgrounds and is the widest reaching programme of any UK youth charity with 275,000 young people (30,000 are from disadvantaged backgrounds) taking part every year.
Jubilee High have students taking part in the Bronze Level and at Silver Level. There is always a healthy interest in the programme which starts in September. Students receive their awards a public ceremony held by Runnymede Council
If you would like more information regarding DofE at Jubilee High contact Miss A Beard. More information is available on the Duke of Edinburgh Website - www.dofe.org.