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Silver Award

 Silver timescales:

  • Volunteering section: 6 months
  • Physical and Skills sections: One section for 6 months and the other section for 3 months.
  • Applicants who have not completed their bronze award must undertake a further 6 months in either the Volunteering or the longer of the Physical or Skills sections.
  • One activity 12 months one 6 months and one 3 months.

See D of E for more information. 

 

King Edward's Aston Silver DofE Qualifying Walks May 2021

Saturday 29th May    North Worcestershire day walk Route 2A

Bromsgrove Rail Station B60 2LX to Barnt Green Rail Station B45 8PA

Start times

Group 1

0900

 

Group 2

0930

 

Group 3

1000

 

Group 4

1030

 

Group 5

1100

 

 

Start  968 694

Bromsgrove Rail Station

993 703

 

Broad Green (village green)

 

011 705

Shortwood Tunnel

 

019 726

 

Canal bridge, Alvechurch

 

031 748

A441 bridge

014 755

 

Path junction W of Cofton Richards Farm

 

004 748

Junction Cofton Church Lane and B4120

End  006 736

Barnt Green Rail Station

 

Sunday 30th May  North Worcestershire day walk Route 1A

Barnt Green Rail Station B45 8PA to Hagley Rail Station DY9 0NX

 

Start times

Group 5

0900

 

Group 4

0930

 

Group 3

1000

 

Group 2

1030

 

Group 1

1100

 

Start  006 736

Barnt Green Rail Station

994 752

 

B4096 road crossing by Lickey Church

971 781

 

Waseley Hills Visitors Centre 

964 779

 

B4551 Road crossing by Dayhouse Bank

 

942 802 

 

Walton Hill Car park

913 808

 

A456 Pedestrian Crossing

End   902 806

 

Hagley Rail Station

 

 

Monday 31st May  North Worcestershire day walk Route 3B

Hagley Rail Station DY9 0NX to Bromsgrove Rail  Station B60 2LX

 

Start times

Group 1

0900

 

Group 2

0930

 

Group 3

1000

 

Group 4

1030

 

Group 5

1100

 

 

Start   902 806

 

Hagley Rail Station

 

903 800

A456 crossing

927 756

 

Hurst Farm

953 707

Sanders Park car park

End  968 694

Bromsgrove Rail Station

 

 

 

Presentations on the aim of the expedition: this must be done in your group at the end of your walks

Students must appreciate that when off-site they are representing the school and exemplary behaviour will be expected at all times. Students exhibiting inappropriate or unacceptable behaviour and/or whose actions result in damage to equipment will be required to meet any replacement costs and may not be allowed to continue on the scheme.

For both the practice & qualifying expeditions parents are responsible for:

  • Ensuring their son is at the starting point at the agreed time and ensuring that their son is collected from the finishing point at the agreed time.
  • Ensuring that their son is properly equipped (an equipment list will be issued at the Training day and is available on the school web site)

If you wish your son to participate in the award please click the link below  by Monday, 2nd November 2020 

  • A completed participant enrolment form  please log into to your school email to access this 
  • A payment for silver of £265.00  which can be paid in instalments, the method is through Parent Pay. Please note this will not appear on your Parent Pay until you return the enrolment form.
  •  Please email L.Leah @keaston.bham.sch.uk if you are entitled to FSM or Albion Trust before making any payment  

No student will be prevented from participating in the award due to financial hardship. Parents who find it difficult to make a contribution should contact Mrs A Whittall at  A.Whittall@keaston.bham.sch.uk the earliest opportunity.

Any other queries please email  B.Concannon@keaston.bham.sch.uk.