This year the Duke of Edinburgh award is celebrating its 60th Year and the Public Services team at North Liverpool Academy got involved in the celebrations at a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace.
Public Services teacher and the Academy’s Duke of Edinburgh coordinator Mr Smith was presented with a plaque by revered England goalkeeper David Seaman, who is an ambassador for the charity. The plaque was awarded thanking the school for delivering the award to our dedicated students.
Mr Smith also met with HRH Prince Phillip, who thanked Mr Smith for the work he does at the Academy with our students. Mr Smith commented “the students are the real stars of the programme, we just help them along the way.
The Duke of Edinburgh award is a globally recognised certificate, which gives young people of all backgrounds and circumstances the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities which are known in to open doors to new jobs, cement life-long friendships, broaden interests and stretch horizons.
We look forward to more students engaging with the programme at the North Liverpool Academy in the coming years.