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Celebrating 60 Years of DofE

Stamford Gold DofE awardsStamford Endowed Schools’ students and staff have recently been part of a number of events celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards. Over the past year 250 students have taken part in Duke of Edinburgh awards from across the Schools, making SES one of the largest DofE centres in the country. The SES Director of Outdoor Education, Edd Smith was invited to Westminster Abbey on 24th November for a special Diamond Anniversary celebration service with other Heads of DofE from across the country. The following week, 6 Old Stamfordians met at St James's Palace to receive their gold DofE awards:

The names of the students who received their Gold Awards were: Cameron Brown, Kieran Richardson, Sarah Smith, Becky Taylor, Frankie Pye and Hannah Yogasundram.