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Duke of Edinburgh Award at Upton Hall F C J

Course description

The aim of the award is to encourage young people to take greater responsibility for their own lives, to discover new talents and to take positive action in the community. It gives individuals a sense of self-confidence; it involves problem solving and the ability to work as a team. These are all skills that are used in everyday life and valued by employers when recruiting and training staff.

Course content

The scheme provides many opportunities for young people to enjoy a wide variety of physical, creative and aesthetic experiences which encourage personal growth and development. Students are encouraged to organise and negotiate their own personal programme of participation and develop qualities such as enterprise, initiative and leadership which are highly regarded in society.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Upton Hall F C J directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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      Directions To get to Upton Hall School:

      From the M53 Northbound: Leave M53 at Junction 2. Continue straight on at the roundabout onto the Upton by-pass (A5027). At the next roundabout turn left onto Old Greasby Road. Take the second turning on the left into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From West Kirby: Head towards Black Horse Hill. Follow Black Horse Hill down and bear left onto Saughall Massie Road. Follow signs up to Upton Village. From Old Greasby Road take the second turning on the left into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From Birkenhead: Head towards Upton Village. The school is located just beyond the traffic lights in the middle of Upton Village. Take Old Greasby Road and then first right into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From Heswall:  Head towards Arrowe Park Hospital. Continue pas the Hospital along Arrowe Park Road (A551) towards Upton Village. Continue up the hill into Upton and at the traffic lights turn left into Old Greasby Road and then first right into Saughall Massie Lane.