Bronze, Silver and Gold

You will be notified on our website here with start dates, itineraries etc. There is no hurry. If you have not done so already will you please endeavour to complete last years award (yrs 10-12).

There is nothing to stop you actually staring your volunteering, skill and physical for your new level.

Volunteering Opportunities

I met with one of the rangers, Rose at Royden Park today. She is happy to take some volunteers there. It involves litter picking and ranger type activities. You will need to get in quick. Go and visit her after school or at the weekend.

Expedition Dates

These are not yet fixed so please don’t book holidays etc around them.

Mr A

Gold DofE Expedition 15-20 July 2017

All Gold candidates…

Please be aware we MUST have received the following from you to go on your expedition:

  1. full payment of expedition fees
  2. a completed consent form (download here)

Staff will be in on Monday 10 July for anyone who needs to hand in payments or consent forms.

If you have not collected a rucksack, please come in on Monday 10 July.

Please arrive by 11.00 am on Saturday 15 July.  On arrival, your group will be assigned an area of the dining room for full kit check.

You should bring something for your lunch.

If you did not attend either the sesson on 26 June or 3 July, please contact Mr Archer (07789921157) if you intend to come on the expedition ASAP.

Gold Expedition

If you did not turn up for the briefings on either 26 June or 3 July you can put off your Gold expedition until 2018. You will need to let me know if you are intending to do it this year or next. If you have paid to do it this year it will be reimbursed. You will need to pay in full and return a consent form if you want to go on the expedition.
Mr A

Bronze Gp B Final

Dropping off kit - Anyone going on the group B final expedition can bring their kit on Tuesday evening from 6:30pm – 9:00pm to be left in the quiet room OR from 8:15am on Wednesday morning.


After you have had your lunch, get changed into your expedition clothes. We will be leaving after lunch.

Everyone needs to be at the quiet room for 1pm on Wednesday.


Bronze expeditions sun and heat

Make sure you have a high factor sun cream with you. Bring a sun hat. The best types are the brim hats that protect your ears and neck as well as giving some shade to your face. Even better Are legionnaire style hats. You’re 1 L water bottle will be fine as we will top you up regularly en route. Remember, don’t miss any opportunity while you’re walking to soak your hat as it does help to keep you cool. Sunglasses if you want them. There is not much of a breeze forecast and this is good news for midges Bad news for us. You might want to bring some insect repellent.

Mr Archer