Duke of Edinburgh Tag Archive

Global reunion at Wallace

Some Wallace former pupils take reunions seriously and few have matched the commitment of recent visitors Fiona Gordon (now Crummey) Head Girl 1979, Alison Finlay and Rose-Marie...

Duke of Edinburgh Scheme

As the enrolment for this years Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme has opened at Wallace High School, we can reflect on a very successful year of the award scheme within Wallace. In...

Wallace’s “Mountain Man” remembered

A brief but moving ceremony was held in the Mournes on Saturday 6th September to celebrate the contribution of the late Bill Wilson to the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme...

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Eleven students from The Wallace High School successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Expeditions in the Lake District over the recent summer holidays. This was...

Wet day….warm memories

The Bill Wilson Memorial Walk took place on the May Day Bank holiday in true Duke of Edinburgh conditions. Almost three hundred walkers gathered in Donard Park to venture into the...

A walk to remember

Friends, former colleagues and former pupils of the late Bill Wilson, Wallace High School’s much loved “Mr Duke of Edinburgh”, are invited to join together to...

A Life Well Lived : Mr W Wilson

My friends, I knew a wonderful man, these words approximate him, as chips of stone approximate a tower, as wind approximates a song. (from When a Friend by Stephen Dobyns) Mr W...

Pyrenees 09

A group of thirteen students and four staff from The Wallace High School ventured to the Pyrenees in June to complete their Gold Expeditions for the Duke of Edinburgh’s...