Presentation of DofE Awards
Congratulations to all the girls in Year 11 and the Sixth Form who have recently completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. They have worked hard and shown great commitment, as it takes about a year to complete each level of the Award. They were presented with their awards in this morning’s assembly.
To achieve the Bronze Award, participants must take part in a Physical Activity, develop a Skill and Volunteer in the community. They are required to do this for a minimum of 3 months for two of the sections and 6 months for the other.
They must also do two 2-day expeditions covering a distance of around 24km.
Congratulations go to the following students:
Amaani Ahmed, Fiona Anderson, Safiya Bahadur, Isha Bashir, Charlotte Berry, Holly Birchall, Lauren Bradshaw, Phoebe Bunyan, Kate Davies, Emily Dutton, Hasna Ghafoor, Grace Hiles, Maddie Hopkinson, Chloe Hutchings, Isobel Jackson, Eloise Mackay, Amber Mann, Beth Park, Aamira Patel, Layaan Patel, Nancy Pinner, Tilly Rawlinson, Ute Schmitgen, Jasmin Sharp, Hebe Smith, Anna Stevens, Emma Taylor, Baylie Thompson, Emma Unsworth, Ramisha Younis
To achieve the Silver Award, participants are required to spend a minimum of 6 months on two of the sections and 3 months on the other. They also have to complete two 3-day expeditions covering a distance of around 48km.
Congratulations go to the following:
Emily Howarth, Annie-Rose Pickup, Pippa Sloan, Katie Sudell, Freya Timcke
To achieve the Gold Award, participants spend a year volunteering in the community, taking part in a physical activity and developing a skill. They must also complete a 5 day residential course and two 4-day expeditions of 80km.
This is an amazing achievement as only around 6000 young people in the UK complete this Award every year.
They will be invited to one of the Royal Palaces to be presented with their certificates, in the presence of the Duke of Edinburgh.
Congratulations go to:
Emma Dean, Katie Greenall, Gabriela Sharp, Rebecca Vose, Rebecca Wignall