The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a voluntary, non-competitive programme of practical, cultural and adventurous activities, designed to support the personal development of young people aged 14 – 25. It offers an individual challenge and encourages young people to undertake exciting, constructive, challenging and enjoyable activities in their free time.
Participating in the Duke of Edinburgh’s award enables students develop communication skills, problem-solving abilities and proves they have dedication and perseverance. It also proves they can be responsible and work as a team to attain a predetermined goal. These are valuable qualities when looking to enter into higher education and employment.