Promoting and developing student leadership is vital for the healthy life of our P-12 College.
The aims of this programme are to:
The structure of our leadership system is built into our Family Group system and our Cool Connections programme. Leaders are elected for each Family Group and a student council representative is elected from each pastoral class.
Elected leaders need to demonstrate the following qualities:
Congratulations to our Family Group Leaders for 2023
At the end of each semester, Pastoral Care teachers nominate students in each PC group for the following awards based on their report. An assembly is held in the following term to acknowledge the recipients of these awards.
One student is nominated by their subject teacher to receive this award in each subject area each semester.
At the end of Year 12, students who have met the appropriate criteria are nominated for the following awards. These awards are presented on Graduation night.
Principal's Award for
Excellence in Learning
+ Consistently excellent effort
+ Growth mindset
+ Excellent achievement
+ Senior studies and work commitments well balanced
+ Excellent employer reports
+ Consistent and conscientious application
+ Apprenticeship qualifications completed or continuing into the next year
+ Student who has overcome personal odds in order to achieve a passing grade in school and hopes to continue her education after completing school
+ Pursues additional learning while at school at University, TAFE or other RTO’s. (e.g., AMEB, Trinity)
+ Demonstrates excellent effort in all areas
Griffith Connect Guaranteed
Australian Defence Force – Long Tan Leadership Award
+ Encourages and recognises the value of mateship, tenacity, teamwork and leadership
St Clare Award
for Religious Endeavour
+ Major contribution to the faith life of the College
+ Educational endeavour in the study of Religious Education
The Griffin Awards (3)
+ Lived the Vision of Learning in co-curricular sphere of the school
+ Have valued others
+ Have built relationships
+ Have empowered learning.
Prep – Year 12 Acknowledgement
+ Attended the College from Prep to Year 12
St Francis College – Distinguished Service Award
+ Consistent demonstration of the Franciscan values of: simplicity, harmony, compassion, resilience, perseverance, hope, reconciliation, service, stewardship, prayer and reflection
+ Persuasive speech that best captures the spirit of Year 12 that year.