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Academic & Diligence Awards

Throughout the year, the College will acknowledge and reward student diligence and academic achievement through sustained effort across subject areas.

A Diligence Assembly is held in Term 2 to recognise effort and commitment to academic study based on the Term 1 Interim Report.

An Academic Awards Assembly is held in Term 3 to recognise academic achievement and diligence from:

  • Year 7 to 10 – Assessment completed from Semester 1
  • Year 11 – Assessment completed from Unit 1
  • Year 12 – Assessment completed from Unit 3

Speech Night is held in Term 4 to recognise student achievement from:

  • Year 7 to 10 – Assessment completed from Term 1 to Term 3
  • Year 11 – Assessment completed from Units 1 and 2
  • Year 12 – Internal Assessment completed from Units 3 and 4 (based on provisional results)

 

CRITERION FOR ACADEMIC & DILIGENCE AWARDS

ACADEMIC AWARDS

High Distinction Academic Award: A student who has a GPA of a 13 or above (A- or above) is awarded a High Distinction.  The GPA is calculated on the Overall Result of each subject at the end of the reporting period.

Distinction Academic Award: A student who has a GPA of a 12 or above (B+ or above) is awarded a Distinction.  The GPA is calculated on the Overall Result of each subject at the end of the reporting period.

Merit Academic Award: A student who has a GPA of a 11 or above (B or above) is awarded a Merit.  The GPA is calculated on the Overall Result of each subject at the end of the reporting period. 

Vocational High Distinction Academic Award: A student in Year 11 or 12 studying a non-ATAR pathway who has a GPA of a 13 or above (A- or above) is awarded a High Distinction.  The GPA is calculated on the Overall Result of each subject at the end of the reporting period.

Vocational Distinction Academic Award: A student in Year 11 or 12 studying a non-ATAR pathway who has a GPA of a 12 or above (B+ or above) is awarded a Distinction.  The GPA is calculated on the Overall Result of each subject at the end of the reporting period.

Vocational Merit Academic Award: A student in Year 11 or 12 studying a non-ATAR pathway who has a GPA of a 11 or above (B or above) is awarded a Merit.  The GPA is calculated on the Overall Result of each subject at the end of the reporting period. 

DILIGENCE AWARDS

Diligence Awards are based on work ethic criterion.

Pro Summa Diligentia Award: A student who receives ‘Excellent’ work ethic across all subjects is awarded a Pro Summa Diligentia at the end of the reporting period.

Pro Diligentia Award: Students who receive ‘Excellent’ work ethic for all subjects with the exception of two (no less than ‘Good work ethic’) receive a Pro Diligentia Award at the end of the reporting period.

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