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    Are you 14 - 24 and ready to take on a new challenge?

    Enrol on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and take part in new and exciting activities!


    The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) is a youth awards programme founded in the United Kingdom in 1956 by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, that has since expanded to 144 nations. The awards recognise adolescents and young adults for completing a series of self-improvement exercises modelled on Kurt Hahn's solution to the "Six Declines of Modern Youth".

    For the past seven decades, the programme has inspired and transformed the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life. From volunteering to physical activities, life skills to expeditions, achieving a DofE Award is a passport to a brighter future, valued by employers and universities.

    Since its creation in 1956 by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG KT, the DofE has gone from strength to strength. Guided by the same set of principles and by young people themselves, it's as relevant today as it was then.

    A flexible programme that helps to develop young people for life and work, the numbers speak for themselves: 93% of participants feel that DofE has helped them to work in a team and 84% feel that they have become a more responsible person.

    From 1,000 DofE Awards achieved in year one to 133,369 last year, we have both a rich history and a bright future. Why not let our timeline and our young people tell you more?

    This programme has 4 sections and 3 award levels (bronze, silver, gold):

    •        Volunteering: Contribute your time to a worthy cause in your community

    •        Skills: Learn something new and discover what you're good at

    •        Physical: Take part in sports and improve your health and fitness

    •        Expedition: Embark on an exciting camping trip with your friends


    For more information, please contact Kieran Bryant by email: or by phone: 07787 433 241

    The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is committed to providing opportunities and programmes for all our communities. If you are unsure whether this programme is accessible to you, please contact the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation by email: or by phone: 0208 365 5138 for more information.