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President's Award 2015

 

V.G Chairperson:          Khanya Matiwane

 

V.G Vice ChairpersonOngezwa Lusizi


Teacher-in-charge:
        Mr Mitchell

 

                          


 

What Is President's Award?

 

It is a programme for young people between the ages of 14 and 25 that is linked to The Duke of Edinburgh Award in the United Kingdom.  This programme has three different levels: bronze, silver and gold. In addition, it encourages young people to learn new skills, grow as human beings and generally challenge themselves.

 

The bronze award is for people over 14 and it takes about six months to complete.

The silver award is for people over 15 and this takes about twelve months to complete.

The gold award is for people over 16 and this takes about 18 months to complete.

 

These awards have 4 different sections:

  •  Service

  •  Skills

  •  Physical recreation

  •  Adventurous journey.

In addition there is a Residential Project which is a specific section that has to be fulfilled by participants on their Gold Level. 

 


 

 

Alicia du Toit receiving her Bronze Award

 

 

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