DofE / World Challenge

Duke of Edinburgh (General Information)

Duke of Edinburgh Award official website

The Duke of Edinburgh have also launched "DofE With a Difference", with lots of helpful tips and ways of working towards DofE awards during lockdown.

Duke of Edinburgh with a difference

duke of edinburgh youtube channel

Our partner for expeditions is Outdoor Genius. They provide training and oversight for students before and during expeditions to assist them in achieving their award.

Outdoor genius

Thank You From HRH The Earl of Wessex

HRH The Earl of Wessex is launching Volunteers Week with a thank you to all our incredible DofE volunteers. From inspirational participants to Leaders who are adapting their programmes, the DofE will be celebrating them all through social media over the coming week.

2022 Expeditions

Details for each year group / level are in the year group specific sections of our website below:

Monk's Walk Duke of Edinburgh Team


Mr Riley

Duke of Edinburgh Team:

Lc2 Gha

Mrs Couzens

Mrs Hazon

Neilly mr s Cook, Ms A
Mr Neilly Miss Cook
Ksi Sc4

Miss Simpkin


Mr Crisp


Further Resources:

programme ideas - physical

programme ideas - skillsprogramme ideas - volunteeringprogramme ideas - residentialAssessor report example

Volunteer Causes

Below we will list some of the causes our students have supported while earning their Duke of Edinburgh Award:

Clean up wgc

Duke of Edinburgh (K Year)

K Year Silver Expedition:

Practice Expedition: 12-13 March 2022 (venue: Monk's Walk School)

Assessed Expedition: 26-28 June 2022 (venue: TBA)

Duke of Edinburgh (L Year)

L Year Bronze Expedition:

Training weekend: 12-13 March 2022 (venue: Monk's Walk School)

Assessed Expedition: 14-15 May 2022 (venue: TBA)

Duke of Edinburgh (M Year)

World Challenge

Our next World Challenge adventure will take place in Borneo. This was scheduled for July 2021 but has been postponed until July 2022 due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

The training weekend planned for 5th-6th September 2020 has been cancelled. A new date will be scheduled for a similar time in 2021. Information will be sent to challengers and parents as soon as more details are known.