Bronze (Year 10)

Bronze registrations

Registrations are now Open for 2017

Please complete this registration form.

Closing date for registration is 18 November 2016   NOTE:  extended to 3 February 2017

Payment Options - this payment form must accompany registration forms.

The cost for the programme is $100 for each Award.

Your daughter has started her Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award. She is currently in the process of completing her skill, service and physical recreation components of the Award.

To complete your Bronze Award you must complete four (4) Sections of the Award:

(Please click on each of the sections to gain more information)

The time requirements for these Sections are as follows:

Deadline for completion

Please note all awards sections must be completed and submitted to Miss McCarthy by Monday 11 September 2017 to pass your Award.

Key Dates

2016 Presentation evening – now Tuesday 28 February 2017 at 6.30pm

On successful completion of the Award, your daughter will receive her Bronze Award at Presentation evening in the PAC at Sacred Heart College. This is to be attended by participants and Parents/ Guardians.

2017 Presentation evening – Thursday 26 October 2017

Bronze Qualifying Expedition - 1 night, 2 days

Wednesday 3 May – information evening (6.00-6.20pm) in G3

Expedition Date:     Saturday 6 May - Sunday 7 May 2017 
Venue:  Orongorongos, Rimutaka Forest Park, Tararuas

Your daughter's qualifying expedition will take place during school time. As part of your daughter's Bronze Award, she will be required to attend planning meetings and complete a pre-planning work book for her expedition. Information regarding these, will be given to her closer to the time. All meetings are compulsory and failure to attend these planning meetings could impact her place on the expedition.

A reminder:

  • Each section must be signed off by the same person each time – please refer to your white sheet.
  • Family members cannot be your assessor.
  • If you are unsure of any of the sections, please check with the Coordinator before continuing or the Duke of Edinburgh website
  • Your skill section is a non-physical component of Award.


NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond our control, dates and venues are subject to change. If this does occur you will be informed immediately of the amendment.


Please keep up to date with information on our Sacred Heart College Duke of Edinburgh Facebook Page


Any questions about registration or the Award please contact Katie McCarthy at the school 04-566 1089 ext 247 or by email,

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Monday 22 May

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5.00pm - Kapa Haka in PAC

Tuesday 23 May

10.15am - School Singing Practice

Wednesday 24 May

11.00am - Swimming Sports - all Yr 11, 12 & 13
3.30pm - Maori Achieve in A1
5.00pm - Kapa Haka
7.00pm - Board of Trustees Meeting in Staffroom

Thursday 25 May

8.45am - Yr 13 SUS trip
8.45am - Yr 11 Life Skills Plunket Course in F1
11.00am - Secondary Schools Barber Shop Competition
3.30pm - Study/Homework Club in Library
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme in A2
5.30pm - Poly Group Practice in PAC

Friday 26 May

8.45am - Health Open Day Massey University
8.45am - Yr 13 PED - SS Tough Guy & Tough Gal Challenge
1.30pm - NZ School of Travel & Tourism Visit in F1
7.00pm - Noho Marae Stokes Valley
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Saturday 27 May

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Sunday 28 May

11.00am - Noho Marae finishes