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Charitable challenges kept Joel focussed during lockdown
DofE participant Joel helped tackle food waste and raised money for a good cause as part of his Award.
DofE volunteering helped Amy stay positive
Amy tells her story about how continuing her DofE during lockdown gave her focus.
Bredon School

Andrew Lister from Bredon School shares how MariaMarina funding has made bike expeditions possible at the school.


Suffolk New College
DofE Diamond funding helps enrolments, DofE Manager, Martin Memory explains how.
Allestree Woodlands
The Sylvia Waddilove foundation has enabled the purchase of expedition equipment.
Lees Brook School

Lees Brook School chose to offer DofE to all of Year 9 students to help young peoples mental health.

Newcastle Academy

Melissa Brammeld explains how DofE Diamond funding enables disadvantaged students to enrol at Newcastle Academy.