The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award


Gillotts School has recently become a Directly Licensed Centre with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and, in our first year, we will be taking 53 Year 9 students through their Bronze level. Any Year 9 student is old enough to do their Bronze Award even if you do not turn 14 years old until the end of Year 9.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a real adventure from beginning to end. Eventually, you can do programmes at three levels leading to Bronze, Silver and Gold. You choose what you are going to do so your programme can be full of activities that get you buzzing. You will choose an activity in each of these 4 areas:

  • Physical
  • Skill
  • Volunteering
  • Expedition

Along the way you will pick up experiences, friends and talents that will stay with you for the rest of your life. Better still, having a DofE Award has been shown to make you stand out from the crowd when it comes to job and university applications.

If you have any queries, you can contact us at You can also visit which has loads of useful information for participants and parents.

Dr G Omar and Mrs A Michael
DofE Managers

How to find us

Gillotts School
Gillotts Lane

01491 574315

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