Duke of Edinburgh

Fort Street High School has a wide range of programs that support student learning and enhance social and personal development. They operate as part of the extended before and after school timetable and are designed to complement the curriculum by enriching the core learning experiences for students. All activities undertaken are listed on student reports.

Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award program is available in more than 140 countries, with over 8 million young people having participated worldwide.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is open to students 14 years of age or older. All Participants are supported by a network of adult Award Leaders, Assessors, Supervisors, and mentors.


To qualify for an Award, each young person must:

  • learn a skill
  • improve their physical well being
  • volunteer in their community
  • experience a team adventure in a new environment

Students can progress through the Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards, which require increasing levels of commitment and achievement. Students are expected to organise their own community service, skill/hobby, physical recreation activities and expeditions.

  • Contact: Mr Begg
  • Co-ordinator
  • Rowe Staffroom