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Primary College Awards

Excellence – the quality of being outstanding

All students in our Primary School from Prep to Year 5 have the opportunity to achieve the following awards-

Christian Character Medallions are awarded to one student in each class who has exemplified outstanding Christian Character in thought, word and action throughout the year.

College Values Awards are presented to students who have exemplified the College values.

Academic Excellence Awards are given to students who have achieved excellent academic results over the course of the year.

Academic Improvement Awards are given to one student from each class who display the greatest academic improvement over the course of the year.

Excellence in Mathematics Awards are given to students who have achieved an ‘A’ average throughout the year.

Excellence in Literacy Awards are given to students who have achieved an ‘A’ average throughout the year.

Excellence in The Arts Awards are given to students who have achieved an ‘A’ average throughout the year.

Outstanding Achievement in Sports are given to students who achieve outstanding achievement in sport outside the College where students have earned selection in a Met West Region team to compete at state level or higher.

The Primary Sportsperson Award is awarded to the student who exemplifies what it is to be a sportsperson on and off the field.

The Primary Music Award is awarded to the student who shows passion and commitment to music education through performance excellence and commitment.

The Primary Literary Award is awarded to the student who has shown dedication to grow as a writer.

The Primary English as an Additional Language and/or Dialect Award is awarded to the student for outstanding progress in proficiency in English language.

The Brisbane Christian College Head of Primary Award is awarded to the student who has shown a great love and enthusiasm for his or her College.

The Brisbane Christian College Primary Dux Award (Year 5) is awarded to the student with the highest academic results.

College Colour Awards

All students are encouraged to become involved in the wider life of the College and in doing so enhance their school community. Students who are fully involved are more likely to be successful and enjoy their time at school.
Students who have participated in and demonstrated skill and commitment to the areas of Culture, Debating, Music, Service and Sport may become eligible to achieve a College Colour in the form of a commendation, pin, bar or badge.
An outline of the requirements for each is given below. For more specific details please refer all enquiries to the teacher in charge. Primary School students work towards a Pin.

Culture (Yellow)
The Culture Colour Award acknowledges students who are active participants in promoting the culture of the College through performance and is granted to any student who is committed to excellence in their selected role.
To receive such an award, it is expected that students demonstrate the following:

  • Selection as part of a choir or musical production – this can be as either cast or crew
  • Committed attendance to rehearsal and performance schedule
  • Exemplary behaviour at all times
  • A positive attitude throughout the entire process, from audition to performance
  • Diligence in knowing lines and requirements for character role or requirements as crew.

Debating (Blue)
The Debating Colour Award acknowledges students who are a member of a College debating team and have displayed a commitment to their team’s preparation, including consistent research and conferencing.

Students must also:

  • participate in at least three QDU debates
  • attend all debating meetings, showing commitment to punctuality.

Music (White)
The Music Colour Award acknowledges participation in a variety of bands and musical ensembles. Students are expected to show commitment, continued dedication, progress, a positive attitude and participation in the following College events:

  • Music Concert, Fete, College Celebration Service, Open Evening (outside school hours)
  • Assembly solos, Open Morning (during school hours), Concert solo, Awards Evening
  • Behaviour and attitude for class time activities or behaviour and punctuality to outside class time activities.

Sport (Green)
The Sport Colour Award acknowledges students who have displayed commitment and good sportsmanship in a variety of sporting endeavours. Students become eligible to achieve this award after they attain seven points throughout the sporting year in representing the College.

Service (Purple)
The Service Colour Award acknowledges the outstanding voluntary service given to the College and wider community by individual students.

Examples of service would include involvement in the Leo Club, member of the Student Executive (Captains, Prefects and student ambassadors), members of the College Student Council, volunteering at any of the College sporting or cultural events, volunteering at any of the College promotional events or carrying out duties as directed by a staff member at events such as fairs, sports carnivals and fundraising events. Any nominees’ contributions must be helpful to the staff and improve the running of the event.