Pastoral >> Oryx Award
The Oryx award is a DES based co-curricular
award system for Year 9 to Year 13 pupils. It is based on the D of E International
Award, but incorporates all aspects of our pupils’ co-curricular involvement in
their school and the wider community.
At DES, we want to help mould
our pupils into global citizens, who appreciate the need to develop all aspects
of themselves whilst serving their community; the Oryx award is an integral
part of that aim.
This will be the first year we have adopted
this award at DES and we will continue to adapt the award to best fit the needs
of our pupils. It is an exciting opportunity to highlight all the good work our
pupils do outside of the classroom and we look forward to acknowledging their