Leadership Awards

There are two types of leadership awards, the junior leadership award (Years 7 and 8) and the senior leadership award (Years 9, 10 and 11). Within each award there are three levels: Pass, Merit, and Distinction. To gain a leadership award at each stage students need to complete at least 7 activities within each award, for example, leading a group task or becoming an ambassador. Two of the activities can be from Growth Mindset activities however, one must be oracy based.

Below are some of the leadership opportunities on offer at The Dorcan Academy:

  • Head Boy and Head Girl
  • Deputy Head Boy and Deputy Head Girl
  • Prefects
  • House Captains / Deputy House Captains
  • School council representative
  • Culture and Wellbeing leadership group
  • Curriculum leadership group
  • Character leadership group
  • Community leadership group
  • Student interview panel
  • Peer readers
  • KS3 head student
  • Year 7 head student
  • Mental health champions
  • Sports leaders
  • Library leaders
  • Career leaders
  • House ambassadors
  • Tutor ambassadors
  • Environmental ambassadors
The Dorcan Academy
St. Paul’s Drive
Covingham, Swindon
Wiltshire SN3 5DA
Switchboard: 01793 525231
Fax: 01793 431461
Email: enquiries@dorcan.co.uk
The Dorcan Academy is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales under company number 07831414. The registered office is St. Paul’s Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 5DA.