Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

The DofE (Duke of Edinburgh’s Award) is an internationally recognised scheme and is highly valued by employers.

In Year 9, students have the option to complete and achieve their Bronze Award. The award consists of four sections which need to be completed, those sections are:

  1. Volunteering – giving up time to support others
  2. Physical – a physical sport or activity
  3. Skill – improving or learning a new skill
  4. Expedition – learning new skills and applying them in overnight camping expeditions

Students of Parrs Wood Sixth Form College have the option to obtain their Silver Award in Year 12 as well. This course can help students to develop:

  • Confidence
  • Leadership Skills
  • Understanding Situations
  • Managing People
  • Better Communication
  • Sense of Community
  • Physical Ability

Learn more about the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award via their website.

Quality Marks, Awards and Affiliations

We strive for excellence and are very proud of our achievements and affiliations.

If you believe something is missing or should be removed from the list below, please let us know.

Greater Manchester Education Trust logo Chartered College of Teaching Institutional Member 2023/24 badge Cyber Essentials Certified logo
Ofsted Good Provider logo Leading Parent Partnership Award logo Music Mark logo The FA Charter Standard Schools logo Inspiring IAG logo School Games Gold logo Healthy Schools Manchester logo Speaker's Schools Council Awards logo Artsmark Gold Award logo