Award System

Student efforts and academic successes are celebrated in a very special way twice each year at the College Academic Awards Assemblies. Students鈥 hard work and achievements are also acknowledged each week during College Assemblies.

There are a wide range of academic awards that students can achieve including:

  • Fide et Labore awards presented to students in Years 5 鈥 10
    • Gold for first place in a course
    • Silver for students in the top 5% in a course
    • Blue for significant effort leading to improvement
  • Growth in Learning Awards are awarded to students who through hard work have shown significant improvement in their grades.
  • Waterford Awards are awarded twice each year to students in Years 7 – 12 to acknowledge students who have continued to strive to achieve their own personal best.
  • Academic Colour Awards (Gold, Silver or Blue) are presented to students in Years 7 – 12 who have been consistent academic role models, have shown leadership in their studies and achieved results at the highest level over a period of years.
  • Academic Honours First Class awarded to Year 11 and 12 students who have achieved 4 or more mentions in top 10% of any 2 Unit subject or 5% of any 1 Unit subject.
  • Academic Honours awarded to Year 11 and 12 students who have achieved 3 mentions in top 10% of any 2 Unit subject or 5% of any 1 Unit subject.
  • Academic Excellence awarded to Year 11 and 12 students who have achieved 1st place in any subject or 2 mentions in top 10% of any 2 Unit subject or 5% of any 1 Unit subject.