Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards

D of E   Gold, Silver and Bronze Award Winners

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.

Bronze Awards

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 three months for two of the sections and six months for the other.   They must also do two 2-day expeditions of about 24km.

Congratulations to the following students:

Sarina Ahmed-Isaap, Katie Ashcroft, Gillian Ballan, Katherine Berry, Charlotte Caton, Jessica Clark, Naomi Coulthurst, Tabitha Cross, Helen Cunane, Nadia Dar, Emma Dean, Shannon Devlin, Hannah Dobrashian, Hayley Forbes, Katie Goodier, Mary Holden, Megan Holden, Emily Howarth, Nicola Jones, Shakira Kempson, Sophie Kirkpatrick, Deena Mahmood, Rashmi Makaram, Lauren McCabe, Charlotte Millington, Mariam Munir, Hannah Patel, Hui-Ling Phillips, Ammaara Raza, Florrie Slater, Victoria Spencer, Rebecca Wignall, Sarah Wilkinson, Sally Yates.

Silver Awards

To achieve the Silver Award, participants are required to spend a minimum of six months of two of the sections and three months on the other.   They also have ao complete two 3-day expeditions of about 48km.  

Congratulations to the following students:

Malini Dey, Heather Duckworth, Heather Wilkinson, Hannah Woods

Gold Awards

To achieve the Gold Award, participants spend a year volunteering in the community, take part in a physical activity and develop a skill.   They must also complete a five day residential course and two 4-day expeditions of 80km.   This is an amazing achievement as only around 5000 young people in the UK complete this Award every year and most of these have usually left school before completion.   The Westholme students who have successfully completed their Gold Award 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:

Eleanor Lynch and Gemma Wignall