Students undertake service to individuals or the community.
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Salesian is proud to operate one of the largest and most successful cohorts in Surrey, offering bespoke, in house training from our excellent D of E team. Click here for Key Dates. We offer D of E for Year 9 (Bronze), Year 10 (Silver) and Year 12 (Gold). All levels can be completed within a year.
There are four sections to complete at Bronze and Silver level and five at Gold, which you can explore below:
Students aim to improve in an area of sport, dance or fitness.
Students develop practical skills, social skills and personal interests.
Students plan and train for the completion of an adventurous journey in the UK or overseas.
At Gold level, students must do an additional fifth residential section, which involves staying and working away from home doing a shared activity.
Bronze Key Dates
|Information Evening (HRD Hall)||28th September 2023|
|eDofE Login Session (GRD Hall)||10th October 2023|
|Bronze Awards Evening||11th October 2023|
|Cohort Allocation Session (STP)||31st October 2023|
|DofE Christmas Disco (GRD Hall)||20th December 2023|
|Assessed Expedition (Cohort 1- Surrey Hills)||14 – 15th June 2024|
|Assessed Expedition (Cohort 2- Surrey Hills)||16 – 17th June 2024|
Silver Key Dates
|Silver Awards Evening (HRD Hall)||11th October 2023|
|Information Evening (HRD Hall)||1st November 2023|
|DofE Christmas Disco||20th December 2023|
|Silver Training Day||2nd March 2024|
|Silver Practice Expedition (South Downs)||21 – 24th March 2024|
|Silver Assessed Expedition (Purbeck Coast)||23 – 26th May 2024|
|Gold Practice Expedition (South Wales)||8 – 12th May 2024|
|Gold Combined Assessed (North Wales)||10 – 14th July 2024|
- 18th December (GRD Hall)
- 7th February (GRD Hall)
- 25th March (GRD Hall)
- 21st May (GRD Hall)
Bronze Training Sessions
|Session Number||Session||Teachers||Bronze Cohort 1||Bronze Cohort 2|
|2||Map Symbols||Miss Walsh||07/11/2023||21/11/2023|
|3||Grid References||Miss Harris||28/11/2023||05/12/2023|
|4||Distances and Speed||Mr Garcia||28/11/2023||05/12/2023|
|5||Route Planning||Miss O’Hara||12/12/2023||19/12/2023|
|6||Kit / Campcraft||Ambassadors||09/01/2024||16/01/2024|
|8||Using a Compass||Mr Graham
|9||First Aid||Mr Graham||20/02/2024||27/02/2024|