The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award 2016-17

May and July Expeditions 2016

Expedition slideshow.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition Training Schedule 2017

Students must attend all dates and both the practice and qualifying expeditions.

Students must have completed at least one other section (either Skills, Physical or Volunteering) to be allowed to take part in the expedition section.


Expedition training and Preparation
Monday 27th March 3.15 – 4.30 pm after school session
Tuesday 28th April INSET Day 12.00 – 4pm expedition skills training (Please note: this is the day before the students come back after Easter)
Monday 24th April 3.15 – 4.30 pm after school session
Monday 8th May 3.15 – 4.30 pm after school session
Monday 15th May 3.15 – 4.30 pm after school session
Monday 22nd May 3.15 – 4.30 pm after school session
Practice Expedition Friday 26th May to Sat 27th May
Friday 26th May Leave school mid-afternoon

The practice expedition will be held on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th May (leaving school mid-afternoon, camping overnight and returning to school about 4pm the last day)

Preparation for Qualifying Expedition
Monday 5th June 3.15 – 4.30 pm

after school session

Monday 12th June 3.15 – 4.30 pm

after school session

Monday 26th June 3.15 – 4.30 pm

after school session

Qualifying Expedition Sat 1st July to Sun 2nd July

The qualifying expedition will be held on Sat 1st and Sun 2nd July  (all day Saturday and Sunday, camping overnight.

Expedition Presentations

Tuesday 11th July (tbc)

Early evening (tbc)

Each group will make a presentation on their expedition