We have an awards system at PCS built on the foundations of acknowledging and rejoicing in the growth of the whole child. Awards may be given across any category and are cumulative over the students’ years at school.
They are given a paper copy in a ceremony and /or emailed home to parents.
The main categories are:
• Personal learning - such as an improved mark, a high quality assignment
• Christian character - such as being kind to others, Displaying Patience
• Service - such as involvement in various school, community or miAward Criteria
Presentation Evening - Award Criteria
Excellence in a Subject
This is awarded to the student who gained first place in that subject based on assessment over the year.
Dux Award – Years 5 and 6
These Dux Awards were determined by calculating the overall assessment mark for a subject for the year. Each subject was then weighted, determined by the amount of time spent studying this area. These weighted marks were used to provide a score.
Dux Award – Years 7 and 8
This is awarded to the students with the highest total of points based on: three points for a first place, two points for a second and one point for a third place in the core academic courses.
Outstanding Contribution to the Peer Support Program Award
This is awarded to a student who has invested substantial time to the leadership team of the Peer Support Program; often requiring them to participate during their own time with servitude as their hallmark demonstrating excellence in leadership and adaptability in their assistance to the success of this program.
iCentre Award – Middle School
This is awarded to a student from Middle School who has effectively and appropriately utilised the iCentre.
Service to Missions Award
This is awarded to a young person who shows us what it means to go beyond. This person uses their talents and their time to represent Christ and our School, and to help others.
The Bob Barton Community Service Award
This award seeks to recognise and reward someone who has displayed an unselfish attitude to serving others – someone who has gone out of their way for the good of those around them.
Community Spirit Award
This is awarded to the student who made a positive contribution to the wellbeing of others, while going above and beyond in representing the school and the local community.
Mulgoa Encouragement Award
This award recognises a student who has made a significant contribution to the school and the wider community.
Stuart Ayres All Rounder Award
This is awarded to a Year 8 student in recognition of their consistent effort and achievement across multiple areas such as: academic, arts, social and sporting activities.