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The Junior Award Scheme - Silver level




The skills which must be displayed to achieve this level are:

Bidding
Use simple takeout doubles
Understand what is meant by a conventional bid
Use the Stayman convention in response to an opening 1NT
Bid hands to slams using Blackwood
Make a natural overcall of 1NT after an opening bid
Use strong opening bids
Cardplay
Count winners
Establish tricks by ducking in a suit
Make extra trump tricks by ruffing losers in a suit
Lead the correct cards from suit holdings
Make the correct defence based on partner's opening lead
Establish a suit by using ruffs
Demonstrate a cross-ruff play
Playing
Play regularly at school (or in a club)
Show courtesy and respect to partner and opponents at all times
Understand bridge scoring



The guidelines for teachers for assessing this level of the scheme are available here.