Assistance with DofE scheme

Partner: Haslingden High School and Sixth Form, Haslingden, Rossendale
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Volunteering

A member of BGS staff will be assessor for DofE expedition in the academic year 2017/18.  Pupils will benefit from having an assessor, keeping costs as low as possible and BGS will benefit from seeing alternate practice.

Aims of the project

To enable pupils to complete the expedition section of their DofE award.

Background and goals

Member of staff at HHS contacted member of BGS staff about the possibility of assessing for them.  BGS staff accepted.

Emerging project in first year.


Teaching staff time.  BGS will release member of teaching staff  for two days to assess expeditions.


Impact will be measured in July 2018, after the expeditions have been assessed

Pupil involvement

Year 10-12

Frequency and duration