The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

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

Students develop their independence, organisational and provide opportunities, which will not only add to the CVs and University applications of those students involved, but also allows them to build on their teamwork, survival and life skills which are essential throughout their life.

Outline of the Scheme

There are 4 sections for both the Bronze and the 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 click here 

(Parents introduction letter for parents of the year 9 students that have signed up to the award)

DofE Kit list

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

See the list here 

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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