The Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Wokingham Youth Centre

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The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (D of E) is a challenging programme of activities which will help you to learn new skills, help others and experience adventure. What's more, it's prestigious and valued by organisations such as employers and universities.

What does it involve?

 There are 3 levels of Award: Bronze, Silver and Gold.

 For each level you complete activities in 4 sections:

  • Service (volunteering) 
  • Expedition
  • Skills
  • Physical recreation

At the Gold level you also take part in a Residential Project.

Who is it for?

The Award is open to anyone between the ages of 14 (Year 9) and 24 years of age whatever their abilities and experience. Special qualifications are not required, just a willingness to have a go.

What will I get out of it?

  • New skills and interests
  • Challenge and adventure
  • Satisfaction
  • Increase confidence
  • A sense of achievement
  • New friends
  • A prestigious and highly valued Award
  • Fun

On successful completion, you will be presented with a badge and certificate. At Gold level you are also invited to a presentation Ceremony at one of the Royal Palaces.

How long will it take?

You will have until your 25th birthday to complete any of the Awards, but it takes:

  • At least 6 months at Bronze
  • At least 12 months at Silver
  • At least 18 months at Gold

Contact information

Duke of Edinburgh Scheme
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Contact Name
Kay Nicker
Contact Position
Duke of Edinburgh Field Officer
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Wokingham Youth Centre
35, Reading Road
RG41 1EG
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When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

Monday and Tuesday evenings from 7pm

Costs and Fee Information

Cost details

See Guide for Parents & Participants

Contact provider for costs

Facilities and Accessibility

Premises near a train station
Premises on a bus route
Easy Access for Prams and Buggies
Accessible toilet
Wheelchair access
Car Parking
Baby change facilities
Accessible parking
Autism friendly
Free WiFi
Free Parking
Changing Places Toilet

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Age Ranges
14 - 25 years old
Booking / Registration Required
Booking and Registration Notes

Enrolments are carried out annually. The next intake will be January 2022.  If you wish to be added to our waiting list, please email with the young person's name, postcode and/or school attending and which award and evening (Monday or Tuesday) you are interested in (Bronze from Year 9).

Provision For

Supporting people with
Visual impairment
Children with Additional Needs
Learning and Communication
Mobility problems
Physical impairment
Sensory Impairment
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Hearing impairment
Local Offer

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs


If your child has additional needs or you feel they will require extra support and you would like to discuss this. Please contact Kay Nicker at in the first instance. 

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