Students awarded bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

By Philip Brittain, D of E Coordinator
Congratulations to Katie Shannon (6.1), Izzy Fitzgerald (6.2), Emily Bonsor (6.1), Poppy Duncan (Block 4) and Lili Bidwell (Block 4) who have gained their bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award through volunteering (fundraising for Swaziland, helping at Dunhurst and working in a charity shop, the school bake house and the library), as well as participating in activities such as ballet, sailing, dance and tennis.

Bedales School - DofE

The expedition section included a day walk across the Downs near Winchester and a two day practice in the New Forest, culminating in a two day assessment either on the South Downs or the New Forest.



Bedales School is one of the UK’s top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Dunannie (ages 3–8), Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893 Bedales School puts emphasis on the Arts, Sciences, voluntary service, pastoral care, and listening to students’ views. Bedales is acclaimed for its drama, theatre, art and music school. The Headmaster is Keith Budge.

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