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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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St Sampson's Award Celebration
Students of St Sampson’s High School receive their DofE Awards in a fantastic celebration.
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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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Amazing Ashford School expedition adventures
Ashford School’s fantastic DofE participants completed some incredible expeditions over the summer – find out more about their...
47 years of incredible DofE volunteering
Congratulations and thank you to Barry Jackman, who recently received a Long Service Certificate for an incredible 47 years of volunteering...
Residential adventures and achievement at St Nicholas School
St Nicholas School shares its participants’ Gold adventures in Kent and Finland.
Standing out from the crowd: Gold DofE gives Wynter the edge
Read about Wynter’s fantastic DofE achievement and how it’s helped her get ahead.
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DofE wellbeing research and mental health training
We’re delighted to share our recent NFER research into wellbeing and DofE, as well as free mental health training for school staff.
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DofE With A Difference
DofE with a Difference will help you complete your Award and support you through 2020 and 2021.
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Pre-COVID flashback - Kent Royal Visit
Kent DofE Licensed Organisations were delighted to host HRH Earl of Wessex in March 2020.
Success on the Isle of Wight
Celebrate DofE success with the Isle of Wight College and Island Innovation Federation VIth Form Campus.
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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.

South East going green
See what we’ve been doing in the South East to help the environment.

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