The criteria to meet these awards are as follows and have also been added to the student handbook.
Criteria for Dunstan High School Academic: Service/Blues/Bars
The Academic Service/Blue/Bar awards are awarded at a formal school assembly in Term 4. The awards recognise a pupil's Academic Achievement and Improvement, Service to Academic activities and Academic leadership at Dunstan High School.
Criteria for Dunstan High School Academic Service Award
Every person nominated for an Academic Service Award must have been involved in some of the following on a regular basis for at least 2 years:
Some aspect of tutoring for students whether that be private lessons, study group, peer tutoring or during snack ‘n’ study
Assisted in running academic-related activities such as quizzes and challenges
Attended and contributed regularly at academic committee meetings
Been involved in some form of academic extracurricular activity such as debating, Australian Maths Competition
Criteria for Dunstan High School Academic Leadership Blues Award
Every person nominated for an Academic Leadership Blues Award must have been involved in a leadership capacity for at least 2 years based upon some of the following criteria:
Representing the school at academic-related events such as CSC exchange, Model UN, regional quizzes
Taking up a leadership role within the academic area
Displayed leadership in a classroom setting with their peers
Criteria for Dunstan High School Academic Achievement and/or Improvement Bar Award
Every person nominated for an academic Achievement and/or Improvement Bar Award must have for at least 2 years based upon some of the following criteria:
Shown significant and or accelerated improvement on previous years grades
Achieved M/E endorsed over 2 years
The 100 Excellence Credit Club
Nominations for awards will come from staff and/or students at Dunstan High School. An holistic judgement on whether students have met the criteria will be used in consultation with a member of the Senior Leadership Team and Heads of Faculties. The leaders of the Academic committee may be consulted
Please note: Merit and Excellence badges will still be awarded at the beginning of each year.