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The International Award is the name under which The Duke of Edinburgh Award is provided in over 30 countries. It’s concept is pic1

“one of individual challenge. It presents to young people a

balanced, non-competitive programme of voluntary activities which

encourages personal discovery and growth, self-reliance,

perseverance,responsibility to themselves and service to their 


pic2The International Award at TBS offers pupils in the year 10 and above the opportunity to participate and encourages and celebrates the contributions of young people in developing their life skills and involvement in the wider community.

There are three levels of Award (Bronze, Silver & Gold) each requiring greater time commitment and perseverance. The youngest age to start is 14 (for Bronze Award) and young people have until 25 to complete any of the Award levels.

There are 4 sections at each level; Service, Physical Recreation, Skill and Adventurous Journey. Gold also has a residential section.

Participants are encouraged to develop their own abilities through participation and commitment and to make a difference to their own and others lives.pic3

Make a difference to your life and to others.

For more information please contact TBS at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or see the International Award website here.

Dates to Remember

Term Dates 2014
Term 3
Tuesday 7th January – Friday 4th April·
Half Term: Monday 17th to Friday 21st February
Term 4 

Wednesday 23rd April - Friday 4th July

 Half Term: Monday 26th to Friday 30th  May


School Timetable

Secondary Section (KS3, KS4, KS5)
08:15 Registration

10:30 (approx.) Break (20 minutes)
12:50 (approx.) Lunch (50 minutes)
15:30 Afternoon  Registration and end of School day*
15:30 – 16:30 Secondary After School Clubs
*Except Friday when the School day ends at 14:30


Primary Section(Early Years, KS1, KS2)
08:05 - Teachers on duty to supervise the children
08:15 - Bell rings, school day begins
10:00 - 10:25 Early Years and Key Stage 1 Morning Break
10:20 - 10:40 Key Stage 2 Morning Break
11:50 - 12:45 Early Years and Key Stage 1 Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 Key Stage 2 Lunch
14:30   End of day for Early Years / Key Stage 1 & 2
14:30 - 15.30 Primary After School Clubs