The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme was founded by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1956. It helps to develop young people for life and work and requires young people to undertake volunteering, physical development, teamwork, practical and social skills …….and many more core foundation skills that are invaluable in adulthood.
Take a look at the videos below which tell you more about the scheme itself and what Amy, one of our students has to say about taking part in the D of E award scheme.
Vale of York Academy is continuing to go from strength to strength offering its students the Duke of Edinburgh Award. The D of E Award is an extra-curricular activity which requires determination, motivation and commitment. After several years of running the award Vale of York Academy has nearly 100 students from year 10 and 11 taking part!
Key members of the school staff support our students to maximise the D of E experience; teachers and support staff get involved to assist Mr Rampling, our D of E Co-ordinator, ensuring as many of our students as possible successfully complete of the Award.
The Duke of Edinburgh Award has three levels:
Students need to complete a personal programme of activities from these four sections:
If you have any questions about the scheme or how you can take part, please contact Mr Rampling.
OPEN EVENING TONIGHT!! We're looking forward to meeting Year 5/6 pupils and their families later today at our annual open evening. Just come along from 6.00-8.30pm, there's no need to book! Find out more: buff.ly/3U4IwTg pic.twitter.com/7t3q…
***OPEN EVENING*** We're holding our Open Evening tomorrow evening and we'd love to see you there! Just come along on Tuesday 27 September, from 6.00-8.30pm, there's no need to book. All welcome! Find out more: buff.ly/3U4IwTg pic.twitter.com/85kV…
***OPEN EVENING*** We're holding our annual Open Evening for Year 5/6 pupils and their families on Tuesday 27 September, from 6.00-8.30pm. We'd love to welcome you to our fantastic school, all are welcome, no need to book! Find out more: buff.ly/3U4IwTg pic.twitter.com/9ShK…
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