Joining Hutchesons'

Our Open Mornings will now be virtual events. Join us online for a tour of the school and to hear from our teachers and pupils. If you are interested in joining Hutchesons’ for the 2020/21 session you can sign up for one of our virtual open mornings here. For more information about joining Hutchesons’ and for availability in specific year groups please email our Admissions Registrar on admissions@hutchesons.org.

 

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Many pupils take up the challenge of working towards Silver and Gold in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, where they not only learn survival skills, but also participate in activities such as cycling, kayaking, sailing and a wide range of community service projects.


The DofE Award


The award is a challenging programme of leisure time activities, designed to encourage young people to learn new skills, help others, and experience adventure in the outdoors.

Through participation pupils make new friends, develop social and inter-personal skills, and increase their initiative, independence and self-confidence. Completion of the ‘Assessed Expedition’ and of the final award gives a great sense of achievement. What’s more the award is highly prestigious, and valued by colleges, universities and employers. Pupils at Hutchesons’ participate in either the Silver or the Gold award.

Latest Duke of Edinburgh News


A new season of DofE Expeditions

​A new season of DofE training has begun with our senior pupils taking on new challenges for the 2019-2020 session. ...

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Gorge Walking Adventure

A group of S4 Silver Duke of Edinburgh participants were joined by an S1 and a P6 when they went ...

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Delve further into how Hutchie pupils participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Award, alongside other positive activities organised by our school.