Duke of Edinburgh


Staff, Pupils & Parents take up the DofE Diamond Challenge

This year is the 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. Since its inception the Award Scheme has sought to offer a valuable programme of activities for all young people and it is run in over 13,200 D of E centres throughout the count...


So just what is Round Square?

Abbotsholme has been a member of the Round Square family since 1989. The primary reason that we joined is because the founding principles of Abbotsholme and Round Square are very closely linked. The founding principles of Round Square – the...


Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition 7-8 May 2016

In glorious sunshine, four teams totalling 20 students were participating on this practice expedition. The boys headed for Cannock Chase whilst the girls travelled to Castleton in the Peak District. On Saturday, each group had to walk approxima...


Abbotsholme Pupils Take Part in DofE Diamond Anniversary Celebratory Walk

Abbotsholme pupils were given the honour of walking in the Peak District with HRH The Earl of Wessex in celebration of the Diamond Anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.  Abbotsholme pupils between the ages of 13 and 18 who...


Abbotsholme Father and Daughter both receive Duke of Edinburgh certificates at The Palace

Pupil Tara Witcomb aged 18 and staff member Alan Witcomb, both received certificates for Duke of Edinburgh achievements at St James Palace from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at a recent award ceremony. Both from Rocester, Staffordshire, Tara is the...

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