Duke of Edinburgh

Glengormley High School provides students with the opportunity to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. This Extra-Curricular programme allows students to experience a variety of new skills and challenge themselves in an outdoor setting.
Glengormley High School is also very proud to be one of the only schools in Northern Ireland to offer participants the chance to complete the Expedition section of the award by canoe as well as hillwalking creating a unique experience.

 

Bronze – for those aged 14+ years

         Section

           Timescale

Volunteering

3 months

Physical

3 months

Skills

3 months

Expedition

2 days/1 night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You also have to do 3 more months in one of the Volunteering, Physical or Skills sections.

Silver – for those aged 15+ years

           Section

          Timescale

Volunteering

6 months

Physical

3 or 6 months

Skills

3 or 6 months

Expedition

2 days/1 night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One section of Physical and Skills must be for 6 months and the other section for 3 months
If you didn’t do Bronze, you must undertake a further 6 months in either the Volunteering or the longer of the Physical or Skills sections.