The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE)

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PROVISIONAL DofE Expedition Calendar up to the end of August 2019.   This was updated on 17/6/18.  Please note that all dates in the next academic year are provisional and subject to sufficient staffing.

Date From To Award Level No. of Students Year Group Details
Sat 23/06/2018 Mon 25/06/2018 DofE Silver 22 Y10
GROUP A
Assessment expeditions - Ashdown Forest.  Meet NKS 8am on Saturday; Return 6pm on Monday.
Sat 07/07/2018 Mon 09/07/2018 DofE Silver 22 Y10
GROUP B
Assessment expeditions - Ashdown Forest.   Meet NKS 8am on Saturday; Return 6pm on Monday.
Sun 15/07/2018 Thu 19/07/2018 DofE Gold 10 Y12 Practice expeditions - Brecon Beacons.  Meet NKS 11am Sunday; Return 4pm Thursday.
Sun 22/07/2018 Wed 25/07/2018 Year 13 10 Y13 THREE PEAKS CHALLENGE:  Fundraiser for NK5 and another charity to be determined
Fri 17/08/2018 Wed 22/08/2018 DofE Gold 10 Y12 Assessment expeditions - Lake District

 

 

Date From To No. of Students DofE Group Details
Fri 14/09/2018 1 day 24 Gold
48 Silver
Y12
Y10
Enrolment deadline for Silver and Gold
Sun 21/10/2018 Tue 23/10/2018 12 Y12 GOLD X Expedition training - Dartmoor 
Thu 25/10/2018 Sat 27/10/2018 12 Y12 GOLD Y Expedition training - Dartmoor 
Sat 03/11/2018 1 day 24 Y10
SILVER X
Expedition Training
Sat 10/11/2018 1 day 24 Y10
SILVER Y
Expedition Training
Mon 18/02/2019 1 day 24 Y12 GOLD X
Y12 GOLD Y
Expedition training and planning day - School
Tue 19/02/2019 1 day 24 Y10
SILVER X
Expedition training and planning day - School
TBC (March 2019) Evening 72   Presentation Evening
Mon 08/04/2019 1 day 24 Y10
SILVER Y
Expedition training and planning day - School
Sat 27/04/2019 1 day 24 Y10
SILVER X
Expedition training day.  Based in Wye with a 15km navigation walk and some campcraft.
Sat 04/05/2019 1 day 24 Y10
SILVER Y
Expedition training day.  Based in Wye with a 15km navigation walk and some campcraft.
Sat 04/05/2019 Mon 06/05/2019 24 Y10
SILVER X
Practice expeditions - local
Sat 25/05/2019 Mon 27/05/2019 24 Y10
SILVER Y
Practice expeditions - local
Sat 22/06/2019 Mon 24/06/2019 24 Y10
SILVER X
Assessment expeditions - Ashdown Forest 
Sat 06/07/2019 Mon 08/07/2019 24 Y10
SILVER Y
Assessment expeditions - Ashdown Forest 
Sun 14/07/2019 Thu 18/07/2019 12 Y12 GOLD X Practice expeditions - Brecon Beacons
Sun 21/07/2019 Thu 25/07/2019 12 Y12 GOLD Y Practice expeditions - Brecon Beacons
Mon 29/07/2019 Thu 01/08/2019 10 Y13 GOLD THREE PEAKS CHALLENGE
Fri 16/08/2019 Wed 21/08/2019 12 Y12 GOLD X Assessment expeditions - Lake District
Fri 23/08/2019 Wed 28/08/2019 12 Y12 GOLD Y Assessment expeditions - Lake District

 

More information about the DofE is available on the DofE website, www.DofE.org

For further information about the DofE at Norton Knatchbull, contact the DofE Manager, smaytum@nks.kent.sch.uk