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Gold Award for former Head Boy

Will Vaughan (Head Boy 2017-18) has received his Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Will was presented with his Gold D of E award in London at St James’s Palace by Prince Edward. He went to London for the presentation with his father.

During his education at Rendcomb College from Year 9 to Year 13, Will achieved the Bronze and Silver awards. He also achieved the Diamond award for raising money for less fortunate children to be able to undertake the D of E awards during their 60th anniversary.

To achieve the Gold award, participants must complete the following:

  • Volunteering section: 12 months
  • Physical and Skills sections: One section for 12 months and the other section for 6 months
  • Expedition section: 4 days/3 nights
  • Residential section: Undertake a shared activity in a residential setting away from home for 5 days and 4 nights.