60th Anniversary of the DofE Award Scheme
To mark the 60th Anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme the College was invited to a Garden Reception at Buckingham Palace. WQE has been involved in the delivery of the Duke of Edinburgh’s award as a licensed organisation and for many years offered students the opportunity to undertake the challenging and rewarding programme.
This work has been led by Wendy Fleming who herself gained her Gold Award.
Pictured are Sue Ashwinand Wendy Fleming receiving a plaque in recognition of the College’s part in the scheme; presented by England Rugby player James Haskell. This was followed by a meeting with HRH The Earl of Wessex at which he asked Wendy about her Gold Award achievements.