Criteria for Academic Awards

GRADE 8 & 9

Subject Awards

1. Bronze: 80% for at least two learning areas

Silver : 80% in 5 to 7 learning areas and

Gold : 80% for at least 8 learning areas calculated over the whole year’s assessment.

 

2. Book prizes are awarded to the TOP TEN pupils.

 

3. Book prizes are awarded to those pupils who come First in each subject, provided that he/she qualifies for a subject award.

 

Academic Colours

1. A Scroll is awarded for an aggregate of 85% in the November exam.

 

2. An Academic Bursary is awarded to the TOP FIVE ACHIEVERS in Grade 8 and 9.

 

 

GRADE 10

Subject Awards

1. Book prizes are awarded to the TOP TEN pupils.

 

2. Subject Awards, in the form of Merit Certificates will also be made. The minimum qualification for these awards in Grade 10 is 75%, maintained in both the June and November exams.

 

3. Book prizes are awarded to those pupils who come first in each subject, provided that the minimum average percentage is obtained.

 

Academic Colours

1. A Scroll is awarded for an aggregate of 70% - 74% in two exams.

 

2. Half Colours are awarded for an aggregate of 75% - 79% in two exams.

 

3. Full Colours are awarded for an aggregate of 80% and above in two exams.

 

4. An Academic Bursary is awarded to the TOP FIVE ACHIEVERS in Grade 10.

 

 

GRADE 11

Subject Awards

1. Book prizes are awarded to the TOP TEN pupils.

 

2. Subject Awards, in the form of Merit Certificates will also be made. The minimum qualification for these awards in Grade 11 is 75% in Life Orientation and 70% in all other subjects, maintained in both the June and November exams.

 

3. Book prizes are awarded to those pupils who come First in each subject, provided that the minimum average percentage is obtained.

 

Academic Colours

1. A Scroll is awarded for an aggregate of 65% - 69% in two exams.

 

2. Half Colours are awarded for an aggregate of 70% - 74% in two exams.

 

3. Full Colours are awarded for an aggregate of 75% and above in two exams.

 

4. An Academic Bursary is awarded to the TOP FIVE ACHIEVERS in Grade 11.

 

 

GRADE 12

1. Book Prizes/Vouchers are awarded to the Top Ten pupils.

 

2. Subject Awards, in the form of Merit Certificates will also be made. The minimum

qualification for these awards in Grade 12 is 75% for Life Orientation and 70% in all

other subjects, maintained over the June and September examinations.

 

3. Book Prizes/Vouchers are awarded to those pupils who come first in each subject,

provided that the minimum average percentage is obtained.

 

4. Academic Scrolls are awarded to pupils who maintain an average of 65% in both

examinations.

 

Academic Half Colours are awarded to pupils who maintain an average of 70% in both examinations.

 

Academic Full Colours are awarded to pupils who maintain an average of 75% and above in both examinations.

 

An Honours Blazer is awarded to pupils who maintain an average of 580 marks and above over three examinations.