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Duke of Edinburgh

Marshalls Park Academy offers Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze and Silver Awards. Students from Years 9 and 10 take on the challenges posed by the different aspects of these awards. The awards are achieved by completing a personal programme of activities broken down into sections (see below). More details about the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme can be found at: or email Mr Dowsey who co-ordinates our Duke of Edinburgh Awards:

You achieve an Award by completing a personal programme of activities in four sections:

  • Volunteering: undertaking service to individuals or the community.
  • Physical: improving in an area of sport, dance or fitness activities.
  • Skills: developing practical and social skills and personal interests.
  • Expedition: planning, training for and completion of an adventurous journey in the UK or abroad.

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