Tottington High School

Duke of Edinburgh Award

WHAT IS A DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S 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?

For more information visit www.dofe.org

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award Success for Year 10

This year eighteen of our Year 10 students have taken part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme and challenged themselves, pushing the boundaries of sport, skill, voluntary work, countryside expeditions with camping and map navigation over a number of days to...

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Duke of Edinburgh Silver Final Expedition

Typical. Our final expedition was set to be in the middle of a heatwave, about the only time you don’t want temperatures in the high twenties and blazing sun all day. Luckily Mr Cudworth and our assessor, Pam, agreed to reduce the weight of our rucksacks so we set off with a lightened load across the beautiful Lake District National Park…

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Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Final Expedition

Eighteen of our year 10 students participated in their final expedition in the Yorkshire Dales, all groups completed the total distance of approximately 24 kilometres and had the pleasure to camp over at Gordale House Campsite. (Malham)

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DofE Silver Award Practise Expedition 2018

Having completed and enjoyed doing the bronze award last year we all decided it was a good idea to do our Silver award this year, despite knowing what was in store for us. So on Friday morning the twelve of us arrived in school excited but slightly dreading the 3 days...

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Bronze and Silver D of E Training Weekend

Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh candidates had a weekend of intense training ready for their training expeditions at the Yorkshire Dales. On Saturday morning our year 10 Bronze Award trainees set off from Tottington High School in the morning split into two...

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Garfieh runs for DofE fundraiser

On Sunday 4th February, siblings Garfieh & Garlin Cheung, along with Jo Woodman and Miss Harvey took part in a sponsored 10km run around Tottington to raise money for this year's Duke Of Edinburgh expeditions. Garfieh himself organised the run, and so far he has...

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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

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4 or above in English & Maths

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5 or above in English & Maths

Get In Touch

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

Telephone: 01204 882 327

Email: information@tottingtonhighsch.co.uk

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: natalie.kennedy@shaw-education.org.uk

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