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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award *FEES PAYABLE* at St Mary's Senior School

Course description

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is available at Silver and Gold levels in the Sixth Form. It is offered to all girls on a purely voluntary basis, whether or not they have participated in DofE before; new participants, with little or no previous experience, are strongly advised to opt for Silver. It is hoped that participants will: • develop their interests with enthusiasm and commitment, pursuing them to a high standard • learn to work in a team, seeing the best in others and coping with their own and other people’s strengths and weaknesses • learn the value of good organisation, planning and time management in achieving goals • meet varied challenges, including the physical challenges of expeditions; thus, building confidence and self-esteem • demonstrate increasing self-reliance, initiative, problem solving and leadership skills • broaden horizons through varied experiences and contact with people outside school • be of service to others in school and in the community

Entry requirements

It is expected that you will achieve an A Grade at GCSE in the subjects that you wish to continue to AS Level.

If you are joining us for Sixth Form from another school we require that you achieve at least six A Grades and above at GCSE Level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Mary's Senior School directly.

Last updated date: 04 November 2015

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