MERIT CATEGORY SYSTEM

 

CATEGORY COPPER

 

The Classroom Teacher Merit Award Category

 

This merit is awarded by classroom teachers only. It could be used for a wide range of positive behaviours and successes from the classroom, sporting field or in the playground.

 

Features: an immediate response to positive behaviour or successful learning. A stamp is recorded in diary. Five Copper Merits result in a $2 healthy canteen voucher issued by the Deputy Principal.

 

 

CATEGORY BRONZE

 

The Head Teacher Merit Award Category

 

This merit is awarded by Head Teachers only. To receive this award a student must secure 10 Copper Merits from the particular subject. Head Teachers may also award a Bronze for significant classroom, sport or playground behaviour/ success.

 

Features: a recognition of consistent or significant positive behaviour. A stamp is recorded on Merit Record sheet kept in diary. A subject certificate is awarded and congratulations letter sent home.

 

 

CATEGORY SILVER

 

The Deputy Principal Merit Award Category

 

This merit is awarded by the Deputy Principal only. To receive this award a student must secure 5 Bronze Merits from a variety of subjects. The Deputy Principal may also award a Silver for exceptional success in any area of school activities

 

Features: a recognition of consistent or exception success in a number of subject settings. A stamp is record on Merit Record sheet kept in diary. A certificate is awarded by the Deputy Principal, an invitation to the Category Silver healthy morning tea is issued and a congratulations letter sent home.

 

 

CATEGORY GOLD

 

The Principal Merit Award Category

 

This merit is awarded by the Principal only. To receive this award a student must secure 3 Silver Merits. The Principal may also award a Gold for exceptional success in any area of school life.

 

Features: a recognition of consistent or exceptional success in a number of subject settings. A stamp is record on Merit Record sheet kept in diary. A certificate is awarded by the Principal, an invitation to the Category Gold ceremony is issued and a congratulations letter sent home. Category Gold also results in students being issued with a Keira Gold card that provides a range of rewards throughout the school and the local community.