Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

It has been a quiet term with regards to the Award with current year 11 students finishing off and waiting to receive their certificates. Congratulations to all our achievers – here’s to the next level.

Why do the DofE Award? For the hundreds of thousands of young people who take part each year across the world, the benefits of achieving a DofE Award at any level are endless. DofE is about helping you along the path to a productive and prosperous future. As many of our participants say, it’s life-changing.

Achieving an Award will give you skills, confidence and an edge over others when you apply for college, university or a job. Beyond your academic achievements, universities want to see evidence of so called ‘soft skills’ that you have developed through extra-curricular activities, such as communication, commitment, leadership and teamwork. Your DofE Award is a fantastic way to demonstrate and evidence these skills in practice.

You’ll also make a difference to other people’s lives and your community, be fitter and healthier, make new friends and have memories to last you a lifetime.

Enrolments are now open for the next cohort of students at Bronze and Silver level. If you would like to know more please contact Mrs Mason (lmason@redbridgeschool.co.uk) or look out for the parentmails for sign up details. Training will start in the New Year.

EasyFundraising

A massive thank you to all our supporters that have helped us raise £186.89 so far. Your donations have enabled us to purchase 3 tents for our next expedition season in 2022.

Remember over 4,000 shops and sites will donate to Redbridge Community School DofE Award for FREE every time you use easyfundraising to shop with them.

This means you can support the school when you get your groceries, book a holiday or day out, order a takeaway, renew your insurance policies or buy anything else – at no extra cost to yourself! If you haven’t signed up yet, it’s easy and completely FREE.

When you shop via the easyfundraising website or app, with over 4,100 of your favourite retailers, including John Lewis & Partners, eBay, Amazon and many more, you will raise FREE donations for the school.

We’ve already raised £186.89 which but we need to raise more.

If you’re not already registered, please visit our easyfundraising page here: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/redbridgeschdofe

This will really make a difference to our school! Thank you for your support

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