Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyGreat to see lots of our year 10 parents and students this evening for parents evening! A year from now and exams will be imminent. Thank you for parents time and for the support you will give you’re sons/daughters each day! Big thanks to our great teachers for their top efforts! https://t.co/sw0RKtH5GR7 hours ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyBack by popular demand!! Very pleased to see this opportunity to roll out again - be sure not to miss out!! Good luck to all the students who plan to audition - can’t wait to see the talent!! @cwr_school who will get the golden buzzer!?? 🏆 https://t.co/BJ7kpC6Eb77 hours ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademySo pleased you have has such a great afternoon with our students @Alison_Goffin the students love learning and we are super keen for them to excel! Let’s hope they practice over half term 👍 https://t.co/y1H4KJJsPB7 hours ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyJust a reminder! Year 10 Parents evening this Wednesday evening! Still time to make appointments and see the staff! Now is the time to make a difference 👍 https://t.co/cLG7Np4dep2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyAn amazing present received today from my Gold Dofe students! Hugely grateful for the superb gifts which will be used plenty! Such a fantastic group of young people who i look forward to seeing at Buckingham palace in may!! Thank you so much again! 👍 https://t.co/i9l5dObyNx2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyThanks @BethanVincent for your time this morning! Our students found it hugely valuable and so did we! Looking forward to next time! https://t.co/HHVO2x07YP2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyThanks so much for all your time this morning! It was such a great event!! We really appreciate your efforts 👍 https://t.co/ryuPD29rmU2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyBig thanks to all the businesses that supported the event this morning in the library! The students hugely valued the event and looking forward to future events! Thanks for your time and efforts! https://t.co/y7yIB8q9Nu2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @ValeYorkAcademy: And here they are! Some of our Bronze, Silver and Gold students! A special evening seeing them receive their award fro…3 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @ValeYorkAcademy: It was a proud evening to see some of our awesome students receive their awards! Here are some of our gold students re…3 days ago
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VALE OF YORK ACADEMY IS PART OF

Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh (D of E) Award Scheme

The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme was founded by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1956. It helps to develop young people for life and work and requires young people to undertake volunteering, physical development, teamwork, practical and social skills …….and many more core foundation skills that are invaluable in adulthood.

Take a look at the videos below which tell you more about the scheme itself and what Amy, one of our students has to say about taking part in the D of E award scheme.

D of E at Vale of York Academy

Vale of York Academy is continuing to go from strength to strength offering its students the Duke of Edinburgh Award.  The D of E Award is an extra-curricular activity which requires determination, motivation and commitment. After several years of running the award Vale of York Academy has nearly 100 students from year 10 and 11 taking part!

Key members of the school staff support our students to maximise the D of E experience; teachers and support staff get involved to assist Mr Rampling, our D of E Co-ordinator, ensuring as many of our students as possible successfully complete of the Award.

What does it involve?

The Duke of Edinburgh Award has three levels:

  • Bronze (aged 14+)
  • Silver (aged 15+)
  • Gold (aged 16+)

Students need to complete a personal programme of activities from these four sections:

  • Volunteering: undertaking service to individuals or the community
  • Physical: improving in an area of sport, dance or fitness activities
  • Skills: developing practical and social skills and personal interests
  • Expedition: planning, training for and completion of an adventurous journey in the UK or abroad

If you have any questions about the scheme or how you can take part, please contact Mr Rampling.

DofE

Our students have had some fantastic experiences during their time on the D of E scheme and we try to get as many photos as we can! Here’s just a few in our photo gallery – please take a look!

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Great to see lots of our year 10 parents and students this evening for parents evening! A year from now and exams will be imminent. Thank you for parents time and for the support you will give you’re sons/daughters each day! Big thanks to our great teachers for their top efforts! pic.twitter.com/sw0R…