In order to promote student participation in the life of the College and also to recognize excellence in academic and co-curricular performance, an award system based on Academic, Achievement and Participation has been established.
Academic Colours are awarded to recognise excellence and endeavour across a range of subjects in Years 7-11. Students are eligible for colours based on the number of Academic Excellence and Academic Endeavour awards they receive for the year. Students receive a certificate, to be awarded at their annual House Graduation evening, as well as having a letter of congratulations written to their parents. The symbol of Academic Colours is the Open Book. This is embroidered on the pocket of the blazer, with the year that they were awarded Academic Colours being denoted. Students can receive Academic Colours each year in Years 7-11. Different awards apply for Year 12 students.
Achievement Colours are awarded to recognise student excellence in the co-curricular areas of Debating, Performing Arts & Sport offered at the College. A student must be endorsed by the teacher in charge.
Students must obtain a signature from the staff member in charge of the activity and the following criteria must be met:-
- Participation in one full year or season of the activity.
- Regular attendance at rehearsals/trainings and meetings.
- Displaying commitment to other group members.
The staff member reserves the right to decline to sign the activity if the criteria have not been met fully.
- Student entitled to wear Participation Colours on his blazer – (a blue and gold stripe on the top of the pocket);
- Awards based on the accumulation of points;
- 10 points are available for representing the College in any one co-curricular activity listed;
- Award will be achieved when a student achieves 100 points.