Tonight we held a zoom meeting with parents/carers and young people that had shown an interest in the Bronze Award and completing this with The Eyot Centre,… Read more “Our first Zoom Intro session for the Bronze Award”
It was another great session for us yesterday, we had 8 groups (50 participants) completing their training walk around the local woods. This is an opportunity for… Read more “Training walk”
It was again another positive session with a lot of hard work done. We began to plan the training walk route that the groups will be using… Read more “And so the route planning starts”
The DofE Award Scheme offers wonderful opportunities for young people to take an active part in their personal development. They will:
The DofE has three levels. The Eyot centre offers all three levels.
check the calendar below for the Expedition training dates
The Bronze Award is for young people in year 9 and above at school and takes at least six months to complete.
You will normally start at Bronze. To finish your Bronze Award you will have to complete four sections.
Use the menu above to find out more information about each section
The Silver Award is for young people in year 10 and above at school. If you have done Bronze, The Silver Award also takes at least six months to finish. You can start at Silver, then it will take at least 12 months. You will do the same four sections to finish Silver.
The Gold Award is for young people 16 years+. If you have done silver, The Gold Award takes at least 12 months to finish. You can start at Gold, then it will take at least 18 months. You will do the same four sections, for Gold you will also do an extra Residential section.
You are required to find an assessor to judge your process over the timescale of your section – this can be a leader, a coach, trainer or similar. However, a family member can not be an assessor.
At the end of the timescale, your assessor should fill in an Assessor’s report. You will be provided this in your DofE booklet or it can be filled in electronically.
IF YOU START AT SILVER OR GOLD YOU WILL HAVE TO SPEND AN EXTRA SIX MONTHS ON THE LONGEST OF YOUR SKILL OR PHYSICAL.
Checkout The Duke of Edinburgh Award Website for more information
If you want some more information about The Eyot Centre D of E please use the form below.