Duke of Edinburgh
Ysgol Ty Coch is a directly licensed centre of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
We are currently delivering, Bronze, Silver & Gold Awards. The Award is achieved by completing a personal programme of activities in four sections (five for Gold). The Duke of Edinburgh Award is offered to pupils in the 14-19 department as part of their options curriculum. If pupils choose this as an option, then usually this option will last for two years.
Volunteering - helping someone, your community or the environment
Physical - becoming fitter through sport, dance or fitness activities
Skills - developing existing talents or trying something new
Expedition - planning, training for and completing an adventurous journey
Residential (Gold only) - staying and working away from home as part of a team