The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award. It helps young people to find their purpose, passion, and place in the world. The award is available to all young people aged 13 ½ - 25. It is supported and awarded in over 130 countries with more than 1.3 million participants. At Junior College participants automatically enter at a gold award level. These are the five categories that participants will need to follow to complete their award:
Voluntary Service: Participants volunteer in their communities, make a positive contribution to society and demonstrate social responsibility.
Physical Recreation: Encourages young people to improve their fitness and performance, and enjoy healthy lifestyles for good mental and physical well-being.
Skills: Enable participants for develop their talents, broaden their abilities, increase their self-confidence and improve their employability.
Adventurous journey: Young people discover a spirit of adventure and gain a deeper understanding of the environment and the great outdoors.
Gold Residential Project: Participants broaden their experience by staying in an unfamiliar environment with other young people, taking part in a worthwhile project and building new relationships.
Applications are now open to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award. For more information, contact Mr Karl Cortis. An introductory meeting will be held later on during the month of November.