Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Duke of Edinburgh Notices

Bronze Award

The Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is offered to Year 9s at Lymm High School. Our current 2019-20 cohort are in the middle of completing their awards. Current Year 8 students will have the opportunity to sign up for their Bronze award in September 2020 after the DofE Parent Information Evening (September 2020, date TBC). Bronze DofE includes 4 sections:

  • Physical
  • Skill
  • Volunteering
  • Expeditions

The award will take 6 months to complete, not including the expeditions.

Silver Award

The Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is offered to Year 10s at Lymm High School. Our current 2019-20 cohort are in the middle of completing their awards. Current Year 9 students will have the opportunity to sign up for their Silver award in September 2020 after the DofE Parent Information Evening (September 2020, date TBC). Due to COVID-19 school closures, new Silver students will not have finished their Bronze expedition sections – this is not a problem and students can still sign up for Silver and complete both awards. Silver DofE includes 4 sections:

  • Physical
  • Skill
  • Volunteering
  • Expeditions

The award will take between 9 and 12 months (depending on whether Bronze has been previously completed).

Gold Award

The Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is offered to Year 12s at Lymm High School. Our current 2019-20 cohort are in the middle of completing their awards. Current Year 11 students will have the opportunity to sign up for their Gold award in September 2020 after the DofE Parent Information Evening (September 2020, date TBC). Gold DofE includes 5 sections:

  • Physical
  • Skill
  • Volunteering
  • Residential
  • Expeditions

The award will take between 12 and 18 months (depending on whether Silver has been previously completed).