The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award [DofE] at The Bulmershe School is a thriving as aspect of our curriculum Leadership and Challenge block taught in year 9. There is an opportunity for students to complete Silver Award in 6th form in extra-curricular time.

Through DofE, Students will develop their independence, confidence and organisational skills. A DofE Award not only enhances CVs and University applications, but also provides participants with plenty of opportunities to build on teamwork, survival and life skills. 

Outline of the Scheme

There are 4 sections for both the Bronze and Silver Awards.




Students undertake service to individuals or the community


Students aim to improve in an area of sport, dance or fitness


Students develop practical and social skills and personal interests


Students plan and train for the completion of an adventurous journey and camping in the UK

For more information about the award and how you can support your child in completion please visit the DofE website.

DofE Kit list

Students are expected to provide personal items for their expeditions. Group kit is provided by the school. 

View the full DofE Bronze Kit List

EDoE log in

Students can record their progress by using EDofE.


Year 10 Bronze Expedition – 7th-8th April 2022

Year 9 Practise Expedition (Proposed date: 28-29th April 2022, in school time)

Year 9 Bronze Assessed expedition (Proposed date: 19-20th May 2022, in school time)


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If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact

Mr A Hulley

DofE Manager for The Bulmershe School



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