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A High Performing Specialist Academy for Technology & Applied Learning

Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Will you take the Challenge?

Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace

Silver Expedition, South Downs

 The DofE Award is a programme of activities for you to do in your spare time. DofE gives you the chance to develop skills for work and life, fulfil your potential and have a brighter future!  There are 3 Awards:

Bronze (Year 9)
Silver (Year 10)
Gold (Year 12/13)

And four sections (five for Gold)

Click on each section for more information:

Volunteering     Skills      Physical     Expedition     (Residential)

At Collingwood we have our own DofE trained staff on hand to lead expeditions and help students with any queries they may have.

For more details about joining the DofE Scheme, please contact Miss Evans ( If you have a student already here at Collingwood please check out the parent or student portal or log onto

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Curriculum Information