Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The DofE award is the world's leading achievement award for young people. Its balanced programme of activities develops the mind, body and soul in an environment of social interaction and team working. It encourages young people to live life as an adventure...



dofe1  dofe2 
 dofe3  dofe4





At Ernest Bevin we offer the Award from Year 10. Students start with the Bronze Award and progress to Silver in Year 11 and Gold in the Sixth Form.

To achieve the award participants need to complete the following sections:

  • Volunteering: undertaking service to individuals or the community

  • Physical: improving 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

  • At Gold Level, participants must do an additional fifth Residential section, which involves working and staying away from home doing a shared activity.

If you are interested in participating and achieving this fantastic award please see Ms Newnham (DofE co-ordinator)

Find out about more about the Award

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme


DofE 2015


 Click here for DofE photo gallery


EBC logo new


All rights reserved by Ernest Bevin.