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Clubs and enrichment

Session 6 includes all the activities that we run after school from 3.10-4.10. These include, clubs, revision sessions, supported study time, production rehearsals, G and T activities and fixtures (these may run later than 4.10pm) etc. 

Each term we offer a variety of activities that students can take part in to enrich their curriculum.  Most of these activities are free, though a few of them incur a mandatory charge to cover the costs of materials. This will need to be paid for via ParentPay before the club date, to secure the place.  If your child is in receipt of FSMs and would like to attend a paid club, please get in touch with Finance@abbeyparkschool.org.uk as we may be able to help out with this.  

Attendance at session 6 is compulsory for students who fail to hand in homework or are behind in their work or as a direct consequence of poor behaviour (parents are notified the previous day).  

Please check each term for the new timetable.

Duke of Edinburgh Awards   

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is the world’s leading achievement award for young people. Their aim is to create a world where young people can reach their full potential whatever their circumstances. This nationally-recognised award perfectly illustrates the school’s commitment to offer high quality extra-curricular provision to complement excellent academic attainment.

The components of the award also reflect the school’s desire to equip students with relevant life skills that will also serve them well as they make their way toward Higher Education and employment.

The school offers Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze and Silver Awards. Students from Years 9-11 undertake challenges posed by the different aspects of this award. The award is achieved by completing a personal programme of activities broken down into sections (see below). More details about the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme can be found at: www.dofe.org.

You achieve a Bronze or Silver Award by completing a personal programme of activities in four sections:

  • Volunteering: undertaking service to individuals or the community.
  • Physical: improving in an area of sport, dance or fitness activities.
  • Skills: developing practical and social skills and personal interests.
  • Expedition: planning, training for and completion of an adventurous journey in the UK or abroad.

15th July 2021 - DofE Expedition Letter (228KB)

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Expedition, important information dates for your diary.

D of E: 20 conditions for expedition (7KB)

Your expedition must be by your own physical effort...

Physical Section: Activity Log (98KB)

To record the time you spend on your activities for the physical section.

Skills Section: Activity Log (98KB)

To record the time you spend on your activities for the skills section.

D of E: Guide for Assessors (125KB)

Guide on what is involved in being an assessor.

D of E: Programme Ideas (146KB)

This sheet gives you some ideas of things you could do or could use as a starting point to create a programme of your own.

D of E Programme ideas: Physical section (62KB)

A list of ideas for your physical section.

D of E programme ideas: Skills section (66KB)

A list of ideas for your skills section

D of E programme ideas: Volunteering section (66KB)

A list of ideas for your volunteering section

D of E: Your eDofE account (166KB)

Activating your eDofE account

D of E equipment list (56KB)

This is the minimum amount of equipment needed for a Duke of Edinburgh expedition

The Duke of Edinburgh's Awards slideshow (2.3MB)

Showcasing the D of E Awards Scheme

School Trip Parental Medical Consent Form (405KB)

Required to be returned for all school trips