Beyond our Classroom
Awards Programmes

Award Programmes have been specifically developed to encourage student involvement across a wide range of Mercy activities, allowing students the opportunity to graduate with  further accreditation from any Year level at Mercy  Catholic College.

Blue and Gold Award

This programme will allow students to graduate from any Year level at Mercy Catholic College with an Blue and Gold Award.

The following criteria must be met and relevant signatures to prove this must be recorded in the Student Booklet/Journal.

Criteria Based on a year’s commitment to the following:
Co-curricular

Involvement

Participated in at least one College based enrichment activity or represent the College in a Sport.

A minimum of 90% participation is expected for both Semesters.

INTERNAL Social Justice

Involvement

Assist in at least one College based social justice activity with

at least 90% participation expected for both Semesters.

EXTERNAL Social Justice

Involvement

Complete one wider external community involvement activity in which you volunteer

at least 50 hours of your time. *Please note: The 40 Famine is accepted but counts for only 4 hours of External Social Justice Involvement.

 

If students have met the requirements at the end of a Year of education, then they will be eligible to be presented at Awards Night (or Graduation Night for Year 12) with a Blue and Gold Award and Badge.

Students can nominate themselves by writing their name on the Google Docs Form sent to all students at the start of the year by Mr Regoli. (Careers Advisor)

For more information visit the College Careers website. 


Honour Programme

This programme will allow students to graduate from any Year level at Mercy Catholic College as an Honour Student.

The following criteria must be met and relevant signatures to prove this must be recorded in the Student Booklet/Journal.

Criteria Based on a year’s commitment to the following:
Academic

Requirements

Must consistently be in the
top 10% of Year level in Semester 1 and Semester 2.
Co-curricular

Involvement

Participated in at least one College based enrichment activity or represent the College in a Sport.

A minimum of 90% participation is expected for both Semesters.

INTERNAL Social Justice

Involvement

Assist in at least one College based social justice activity with

at least 90% participation expected for both Semesters.

EXTERNAL Social Justice

Involvement

Complete one wider external community involvement activity in which you volunteer

at least 50 hours of your time. *Please note: The 40 Famine is accepted but counts for only 4 hours of External Social Justice Involvement.

Principal’s Task Complete an individual research assignment or essay on a topic chosen by the Principal.

If students have met the requirements at the end of a Year of education, then they will be eligible to be presented at Awards Night (or Graduation Night for Year 12) with an Honour Certificate and Badge.

Students can nominate themselves by writing their name on the Google Docs Form sent to all students at the start of the year by Mr Regoli. (Careers Advisor)

For more information visit the College’s Careers website.