Y10 Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award Expedition Residential Trip 

Please note that all of the details provided below are SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  The illustrations are taken from previous years’ trips and cannot be guaranteed.    


APPROX. COST PER PUPIL FOR DofE AND EXPEDITION  (EXCL. PERSONAL KIT/HIKING BAGS/FOOD ETC): £150
ESTIMATED FIRST INSTALMENT (UPON CONFIRMATION OF PLACE): £40

LIMITED PLACES 

 

AUDIENCE: Year 10
TRIP ORGANISER: Mr M Moore (Leader of DofE and Teacher of English)
PASSPORT REQUIRED: N/A
RESIDENTIAL ELEMENT
Usual Month of Departure:

June (Dates to be confirmed in the Trip Bulletin)

Usual Duration:
Usual Departure Time:
Usual Return Time:
3 Days/ 2 Nights
Early Morning
Late Evening
Term Time or Holiday: Term Time
Usual method(s) of Transport: Parents to drop off and collect from the Venue (QECP)
Accommodation: Camping
2023 Venue: QE 2 Park, near Petersfield

 Final details will be provided upon confirmation that your child has been allocated a place. 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

Essential camping kit will be provided by the supplier. However, all personal camping equipment (such as boots, rucksacks etc) will need to be provided by parents. A full list of kit requirements will be issued on confirmation of your child’s place.  A Parental Information Evening usually takes place in early February. 

 

SAMPLE ITINERARY 

DAY 1 - Training Expedition 

DAY 2 - Qualifying expedition 

DAY 3 - Qualifying expedition 

  • Put up tents 

  • Basic map skills 

  • Day walk moving onto remote supervision 

  • First Aid 

  • Stove safety 

  • Countryside code 

  • Route planning for qualifier 

  • Aim for qualifier set 

  • Strike camp 

  • Agree check points 

  • Depart with full kit 

  • Group complete planned route 

  • Set up camp 

  • Strike camp 

  • Agree check points 

  • Depart with full kit 

  • Complete planned route 

  • Debrief and discussion of aim 

 


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