About Mr.Kiernan

Biology Teacher and Duke of Edinburgh Award Leader at Preston Lodge High School

Gold award – useful websites.

http://www.dofe.org/The Duke of Edinburgh Award home page.

http://www.dofe.org/go/Gold/  –  Basic breakdown of Gold award requirements


http://www.dofe.org/en/content/cms/Doing_your_DofE/Your_DofE_programme/Sections/Sections.aspx  –  Useful info regarding starting your award and how to go about choosing activities for your skill, physical activity and service sections.


http://www.dofe.org/en/content/cms/Leaders/Jubilee_Fund/Jubilee_Fund.aspx  –  Grants of up to £150 available to help you with any aspect of the award that finances are preventing you from accessing.




Silver assessed expedition.

All the hard work has finally paid off.

The weather was kind to us during the day but bitterly cold at night.

This made for great night of stargazing.

“Quite a moving experience” claimed a tearful Mr Kidd clearly overwhelmed by the beauty of the night sky!

Well done to all those who braved the elements.

Special thanks go to the ‘Technical support staff’!

Here are the pictures…….

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