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Silver Award

The Silver award includes four sections.

  1. Volunteering
  2. Physical
  3. Skll
  4. Expedition

Year 12 students in the academic year 2016/17 are currently invited to sign up for the programme.

Vyners DofE Silver programme 2016/17


Option 1                  Option 2

Sign-up session

Tue 13. Sept lunchtime
Wed 14. Sept lunchtime

Training sessions

Thursdays lunchtime and after school 3.10 - 4.30pm

At lunchtime you will practice the skills needed to teach young students , andprepare your own routes. After school 3.10 to 4.30pm you will help teach the Bronze participants.


Thu 15th Sept
Thu 22th Sept

Thu 29th Sept

Thu 6th Oct (lunchtime only)
Thu 20th Oct

Thu 9th Mar
Thu 16th Mar
Thu 23rd Mar
Thu 27th Apr
Thu 4th May

1. aid course: Thu 3 - 7pm

You will only need to attend one of the two courses offered.

Thu 6th Oct, or
Thu 13th Oct

Thu 23rd Feb, or
Thu 2nd Mar

Trips for teaching Bronze 1 one-day and 1 overnight trip

Sat 17th Sept 2016
Fri 30th— Sat 31 Sept 2016

Sat 11th Mar 2017
Fri 24th— Sat 25th Mar 2017

Silver practice trip
in the Peak District

Thu 6th— Sat 8th July 2017

Silver qualifying trip in Northern Spain

first of week of the summer holiday, provisional dates:
Flying out Sun 23rd July 2017
Expedition Mon 24th— Wed 26th July 2017
Holiday stay in San Sebastian
Return Sat 29th July 2017

Returning equipment and final presentations

September 2017 (TBC)