Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Ed


The Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme is an internationally recognised scheme involving students from the age of 14 onwards. Students complete self chosen activities in a number of areas. It is a scheme of personal goal setting, self discipline and achievement in the areas of:

  • Physical Activity
  • Service to the Community
  • Expeditions/ Adventurous Journey (Hikes) and a
  • Skill (either something the student already does or a new skill the student wishes to develop)

Expeditions/Hikes are organised by the school and operate during the school holidays. Students work through the three (3) Awards: Bronze Year 9, Silver Year 10 and Gold Years 11 and 12. This co-curricular runs all year and is open to students from Year 9 and above.