Open DofE centres
DofE programmes are delivered under special licence to ensure they meet specific standards. You’ll be supported by a DofE Leader who offers advice and encouragement along your journey. Everyone involved is focused on helping you have an experiences that will shape your future.
The following Centres run under the Isle of Wight Council operating licence.
Newport Open Award Centre
Address: The Island Learning Centre, Newport, PO30 5HZ
Co-ordinator: Carol Taverner
Phone: 01983 823818
Opening hours: Thursdays 18:00 to 20:00
Network Ryde @ 147
Address: 147 High Street, Ryde, PO33 2RE
Co-ordinator: Phil Plant
Phone: 01983 300128
Opening hours: Wednesdays
Cowes Open Award Centre
Address: Cowes Enterprise College Campus, Crossfield Avenue, Cowes, PO31 8HB
Co-ordinator: Jo Gibson
Phone: 01983 203103
Opening hours: Tuesdays 14:45 to 15:30
Brading Youth Centre
Address: High Street, Brading, PO36 0DH
Co-ordinator: Barbara Creed
Phone: 01983 407523 or 07837 668453
Opening hours: Tuesdays from 19:00
Other Open Award groups may be set up in other areas if there is sufficient demand. Please contact us and let us know!