As part of a tour to visit those doing their Duke of Edinburgh Awards, His Royal Highness visited Portland College.
The Duke of Edinburgh watched a demonstration in the school’s Woodland Adventure Zone, where pupils showcased the skills they learnt while getting their award.
There was also a visit to the college’s SMARTHome facility which uses voice activation technology to help support independence and wellbeing.
The day concluded with unveiling a plaque marking the opening of the Newstart Theatre and Sports Hall.
The Duke also sampled refreshments made by learners in the Portland Coffee Shop, which provides work experience for learners on the Hospitality & Catering Programme.
Portland Charity Chairman, Tim Richmond said: ‘We are privileged to have welcomed the His Royal Highness to Portland College to see the positive impact the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has on our learners and to showcase our outstanding facilities.’