Alleynians attend St James’s Palace

dofe-golds-St-James'Alleynians Hannah Barton, Anna West, Peter Nichols, James Curtis pictured with Graham Finlay (Group Leader) and Claire Dawson and Henry Jervis attended a Presentation of Awards by the Duke of Edinburgh at St James’s Palace on 19th March 2014.

They were presented with their Gold Award Certificates by special guest Benedict Cumberbatch.

There are five sections to be completed for the Gold Award: Expedition (50 miles on Dartmoor); Residential (1 week working or learning with other young people away from home) and a Volunteering, Skill and Physical section taking a minimum of one year to complete.

The Gold level Duke of Edinburgh’s Award represents a significant achievement for these young people and they are to be congratulated.