South East England news

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DofE Volunteering creates beautiful space for students
Discover the beautiful sensory garden DofE participants at The Belstead School created!
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Leading the way for DofE at St Bernard's High School
Read how Alannah shares her love of the outdoors to inspire other young people on their DofE journeys.
Springfield School supporting local charities
Read about Simmy’s fantastic volunteering at Springfield School and how they’re helping other charities.
Adventures and achievement at The Alchemy School
Read about L’s DofE adventures with geocaching, litter picking and more at specialist school The Alchemy School.
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DofE Success in Rochester Secure Estate
Read about the fantastic success of participants at Fort Rochester and their generous volunteering activities.
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Access Without Limits Funding starts incredible DofE delivery
Over 30 schools in the South East have started delivering DofE with Access Without Limits funding.
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Don't Break the Bank - DofE on a Budget
DofE is available to all – use our handy guide to get the most from your Award while saving money!
Participants reaching new heights at Strood Youth Centre
Participants in Medway take a ‘boulder’ approach to their Physical section with climbing adventures!
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Anna's DofE Journey of Discovery
Anna’s DofE journey takes her all the way to Gold – read about her adventures in her own words!
Amazing Award Achievement at Hope View
Read about Paul’s fantastic Award adventures and his determination to succeed at Hope View School!
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DofE Volunteering leads to Golf Success

Read about William’s fantastic Volunteering and his achieving an exciting chance to take his golfing even further!

Flavius' DofE Journey Reaches New Heights
Read about Flavius’ amazing journey from life-changing decisions and volunteering success to a place at Oxford University!
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Making a difference at Radnor House
Read about how James’ DofE Award helped local children as well as gave him a chance to learn more about his family!
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DofE poetry in motion

We love this beautiful poem written by Furze Platt Senior School’s Shannon Doyle for her Bronze expedition aim.

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New Forest requirements

Forestry Commission England is making new requirements and restrictions for DofE groups visiting the New Forest.

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Tips for Award completion

Here are some tips to help participants complete their Award.

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