Your Futures Academy/Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is universally recognised as one of, if not the best, programme for the personal development of young people.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is universally recognised as one of, if not the best, programme for the personal development of young people. If you participate in the Award you will experience an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding programme of personal development. Taking part builds confidence and develops self-esteem. It requires persistence, commitment and will have a lasting impact on your attitudes and outlook. On the DofE programme you will complete different types of activity to achieve an Award e.g. volunteering, physical, skills, expedition and residentials.

Your Futures Academy
The Your Futures Academy has been designed for you with one thing in mind. Providing you with exciting opportunities and experiences to equip you for success in the future.

Our Your Futures Academy aims to provide you with a wide variety of skills to achieve this. During the course of the year, you will plan your own trips to broaden your cultural experiences. Undertake activities to develop your teamwork and vocational skills. Set yourself physical goals; learn new skills and find ways in which you can make a difference to your local community. You can expect to be fundraising, camping, hiking, producing presentations and building relationships and links both in and beyond the College environment. Most of all, you can expect to have fun doing these things. In addition, at the end of the year you will have undertaken more than enough activities to be eligible for the Duke of Edinburgh Silver or Gold Award. In participating, you will experience an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding programme of personal development. Taking part builds confidence and develops selfesteem. It requires persistence, commitment and will have a lasting impact on your attitudes and outlook. On the Your Futures programme you will complete different types of activity to achieve an Award e.g. volunteering, physical, skills, expedition and residentials. If you want to put yourself out there, give yourself an edge in the world, this is the academy for you!