To our new Year 9 DofE Participants,

Its really important that you start to organise your Expedition Groups as soon as possible. Your group must be a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 7, ideally you should aim for a group of 6 or 7 in case anyone falls ill or gets injured.

Once you have registered for the award please email James.Bastian@patesgs.org with your group list of names so that he can allocate you with a team number.

Your training requirements are as follows:

Individually you MUST complete a Bronze Core Skills Weekend and with your group you MUST complete the Planning Day, Practice and Assessment Walk together.

Our proposed dates for this academic year are:

Bronze Core Skills (Maximum of 50 participants) - no overnight stay

1. 05-06 December 2020

2. 12-13 December 2020

3. 09-10 January 2021

4. 23-24 January 2021

Bronze Planning Days - (Maximum of 10 groups per day)

1. 06 February 2021

2. 07 February 2021

Bronze Practice Days (Maximum of 8 groups per day)

1. 13 March 2021

2. 14 March 2021 

3. 27 March 2021

4. 28 March 2021

Bronze Assessment Weekend (Maximum of 8 groups per weekend) - Includes an overnight stay

1. 08-09 May 2021

2. 15-16 May 2021

3. 22-23 May 2021

There is an online booking form for the Core Skills Weekend below

However, all group bookings must be made by one member of the group direct to James Bastian and he will distribute places on a first come first served basis.