St David’s College uses the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme to provide an additional, challenging, fun, and rewarding programme of high-quality personal development as part of its Outdoor Education provision.
The scheme encourages pupils to undertake exciting, constructive, adventurous, and enjoyable activities in their free time. The Award adds an extra dimension to the extra-curricular program and supports pupils in developing personal and social relationships which enable them to learn for life, lead healthy lifestyles and help to manage risk. The recognition from achieving the Award has international renown and prestige.
There are many benefits to St David’s pupils taking part in the Bronze, Silver, or Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Some of these are listed below: