Tottington High School

Duke of Edinburgh Award


Many young people find achieving a DofE Award life-changing. A fun adventure and major challenge, three progressive Award levels (Bronze, Silver and Gold) and a wide range of activities offer endless possibilities to anyone aged 14 to 24. Millions of young people in the UK have already taken part in the world’s leading youth achievement award – pushing personal boundaries, gaining new skills and enhancing their CVs and university applications. Time to get involved and go the extra mile?

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DofE Silver Training Expedition 2019 Write-up

We began our journey with an early rise and an even earlier deadline to be in school by, but the entire bus was ready. All of us were prepared for rather horrific weather while climbing Mam Tor and immediately dressed ourselves in our waterproofs upon arrival at the...

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Students ‘fantastic’ on training expedition

Last weekend some of our students took part in their Duke Of Edinburgh Silver Award Training Expedition. We'll have a full report of the weekend along with more photos here on our website later this week. The students were supported by some of our colleagues and...

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DofE Bronze Training Weekend

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May 2019 Thirty four year 10 students enjoyed their bronze training expedition in the Yorkshire Dales, they were split into six groups, dropped off at Gargrave and navigated 20k carrying everything they needed for the weekend, camped...

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Duke Of Edinburgh Silver Award Final Expedition 2019

29th-31st March 2019 – Anglesey Coastal Path (North Wales) Congratulations to seventeen of our year 11 students who completed their Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award expedition on the north coast of Anglesey coastal path, each group walked a total distance of...

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Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award Day Walks

23rd & 24th March 2019 Well done to 34 of our Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh participants who practiced their navigation on Saturday or Sunday. They covered a total distance of just under 8 miles and learned compass techniques and map-reading in preparation for their...

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Silver Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Congratulations to eleven of our past pupils who have achieved their Silver Duke of Edinburgh award. Over the past twelve months they have undertaken voluntary work within the local community, development of a skill and improved their physical fitness, trained and...

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DofE Silver Training Expedition – October 2018

Read all about the latest Duke of Edinburgh Silver Training Expedition which took our students to the Peak District where they explored Stanage Edge and Robin Hood’s Cove. Year 11 student Abbey Fogartaig reports on the expedition and there are photos too.

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Stormy Weather Fails to Dampen Spirits

Our school’s Duke of Edinburgh organiser, Mr Cudworth would like to congratulate our year 11 students on one unbelievably difficult training DofE experience at the weekend…

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DofE Expedition Dates 2019/20

Silver Award Training
4th-6th October 2019

Day Walk
21st-22nd March 2020

Silver Award Final
3rd-5th April 2020

Bronze Award Training
23rd-24th May 2020

Bronze Award Final
18th-19th June 2020

Attainment 8 Score

Ebacc Average Point Score


4 or above in English & Maths


5 or above in English & Maths

Get In Touch

Location: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3HP.

Telephone: 01204 882 327


School Hours: M-F: 8.30am - 3.00pm

Privacy Policy (Excerpt)

Tottington High School collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Tottington High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is The Lodge Wolstanton High, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, ST5 9JU. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy:

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