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Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award: A Journey of
Self-Discovery and Personal Growth


The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award offers young individuals a transformative and enriching experience that opens doors to endless possibilities. This renowned program, recognised globally, empowers participants with invaluable skills and life-changing experiences, fostering resilience, confidence, and an indomitable spirit of adventure that will leave an incredible mark on their lives.

Undertaking the Award is no easy feat; it demands unwavering commitment and dedication over a significant period of time. To attain the Bronze Award, students are required to engage in activities across four key Sections, ensuring a well-rounded development:

  • Voluntary Service
  • Physical Recreation
  • Skills
  • Adventurous Journey

On Tuesday 6 June 2023, during the Secondary Assembly, we celebrated the remarkable achievements of two outstanding students: Ethan Simmons (Year 10) and Ky Morrison (Year 11). Both Ethan and Ky demonstrated extraordinary commitment, perseverance and dedication, leading them to be awarded the prestigious Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Ethan and Ky for their exceptional hard work and unwavering dedication, setting an inspiring example for their peers and future participants.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award serves as a testament to the incredible potential within each young individual, igniting a lifelong journey of personal growth, self-discovery and a boundless spirit of adventure.

We applaud Ethan and Ky, and we eagerly anticipate witnessing their continued growth and accomplishments as they venture forth, equipped with the invaluable experiences and skills gained through this extraordinary program.