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Welcome to our brand-new Duke of Edinburgh page! The DofE is now firmly established at Lipson and we are very proud of what our children have achieved over the last four years in making the DofE such a success.

Duke of Edinburgh – the benefits.

The Duke of Edinburgh gives you the chance to do something completely new and improve on things you’re already doing. It takes you out of your comfort zone and into a place where you’ll push yourself and have amazing new experiences. You’ll build confidence, resilience, skills for work and friendship groups. And you’ll have a brilliant time doing it.

Looking forward, the DofE can help you to carve out a better future. Colleges, universities and employers regard a DofE Award highly so it will help to open the right doors for you. Over 100 reputable companies endorse the Duke of Edinburgh Award as a mark of a young person soft skills and have described it as vital in equipping young people with work-ready skills such as team working, resilience, communication and drive.

If you have any questions regarding the Duke of Edinburgh Award then please get in touch. There are always vacancies for Duke of Edinburgh Volunteers too! If anyone is interested then please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

Staff involved in the Award:

Miss Geraghty – Duke of Edinburgh Manager (oversees Gold)

Mr Jones (Science) – Duke of Edinburgh Leader (oversees Bronze/Silver)

Mr Marks – Duke of Edinburgh Leader (oversees Silver)


Gold 2019 Letter Home

Silver 2019 Letter Home

Bronze 2019 Letter Home

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Duke of Edinburgh Assembly

Participant Enrollment Form

Click here for further information relating to the Duke of Edinburgh's Award

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Click here for a kit list

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