As direct result of the high achievements of participatingstudents in the Duke of Edinburgh scheme, Newquay Tretherras has been recognised by St. James palace and awarded the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh license.
Mrs Sue Martin Headteacher at Newquay Tretherras and Mr Chris Lucas Outdoor Learning Co-ordinator received the award presented to them by the Duke of York in January 2013.
The school gained the license in recognition of its consistency of delivering DofE courses to the highest of standards and the consistent volume of students successfully completing their awards.
Only a few select establishments in the south west have been awarded a DofE License. Currently we have approximately 460 students involved at various levels of the Award.