Duke of Edinburgh Award


At Sunnydown we offer students the opportunity to undertake their Duke of Edinburgh Award. We believe it is an amazing experience that will stay with them forever.

The value of a D of E award to a young person cannot be underestimated. The personal and non-competitive nature of a D of E programme means that participants from different and diverse starting points can be equally proud of achieving a certificate based on their personal challenge and journey.

All D of E programmes are driven by the following ten guiding principles which are at the heart of everything we do. These are:

- Non-competitive - Balanced
- Achievable by all - Progressive
- Voluntary - Achievement focused
- Personal development - Demand commitment
- Personalised - Enjoyable


Every section of a D of E programme gives young people an opportunity to be independent, self-sufficient and to be challenged as an individual.


If you would like more information about signing up to the programme please speak to Mrs Magson or email: