Award Flashes

Award Flash Booklets are issued to all Year 5 and Year 6 pupils to record their points as they achieve well in the following:

  • Service to the School (in Year 5 or 6)
  • Cultural Achievements (in Year 4, 5 or 6)
  • Sporting Achievements (in Year 4, 5 or 6)
  • Academic Achievements (in Year 4, 5 or 6)

These flashes are designed to be worn on the upper left hand side of the school polo shirt / polar fleece / jacket as an indication to pupils, staff, parents, & the community of the achievements made by your child.

Service Award Criteria

Awarded to children who have achieved 21 points for the following service to the school:

  • Safety Wardens (Y5 – Y6) – 5 points per term (Term 4 – Term 3)
  • Peer Mediators (Y6) – 3 points per term
  • PE Monitors (Y5) – 3 points per term
  • School Leader – Service, Culture, and House Captains  (Y6) – 2 points per term
  • Student Council (Y4-6) – 3 points
  • Tech Support (Y6) – 2 points
  • Junior Class Monitor (Y6) – 3 points per term
  • Flag (Y6) – 3 points per term
  • School Librarians (Y6) – 2 points per term
  • Staff Discretionary (Y6) – 2 points max. per term

Cultural Award Criteria

Awarded to children who have achieved 15 points for cultural participation and achievement:

  • Choir (Y4-6) – 3 points per year
  • Kapa Haka (Y4-6) – 3 points per year
  • Orchestra (Y4-6) – 3 points per year
  • Production/Performance (Y4-6) – 3 points per year
  • Cultural Leadership (Y6) – 1 point
  • Speaker at School Function (Y6) – 3 points
  • Musical Instrument (Y6) – 1 point per instrument (must be with a qualified instructor)
  • Staff Discretionary (Y6) – 3 points max per term

Sports Award Criteria

Awarded to children who have achieved 18 points for sporting participation and achievement:

  • Rex Graham Cup (Y4-6) – 3 points per year
  • Rex Graham Cup captain – 1 point
  • Interschool Swimming, Cross Country, Athletics (Y4-6) – 4 points per year per event
  • Year 6 Participation in sports activities (not one off events) – participation in major sports team eg. hockey, netball, cricket, volleyball, rugby, soccer, softball,, canoe polo, gymnastics, tennis… – 2 points per activity. Not for one off sports activity such as rippa rugby, beach rugby…
  • Local Representative Honours – 1 point
  • Hawke’s Bay Representative – 2 points
  • National Honours – 4 points

Academic Award Criteria

Awarded to children who have achieved 12 points for academic participation and achievement:

  • PAT Reading Comprehension (Y4-6) – 1 point for attaining Stanine 7, 2 points for Stanine 8, and 3 points for Stanine 9
  • PAT Reading Vocabulary(Y4-6) – 1 point for attaining Stanine 7, 2 points for Stanine 8, and 3 points for Stanine 9
  • PAT Mathematics (Y4-6) – 1 point for attaining Stanine 7, 2 points for Stanine 8, and 3 points for Stanine 9
  • ICAS Writing Test (Y 4-6) – 4 points High Distinction, 3 points Distinction, 2 points Merit, and 1 point Credit
  • ICAS English Test (Y 4-6) – 4 points High Distinction, 3 points Distinction, 2 points Merit, and 1 point Credit
  • ICAS Mathematics Test (Y 4-6) – 4 points High Distinction, 3 points Distinction, 2 points Merit, and 1 point Credit
  • HNI Mathletics School Representative – Y6 – 1 point
  • Maths (Stage 7 or higher) – 1 point
  • Writing (Level 3A or higher) – 1 point
  • Reading (Level 3A or higher) – 1 point
  • Mathletics – 2 points
  • Speech Competition Finals (Y6) – 2 points for getting into finals, 1 extra point for 3rd, 2 extra points for 2nd, and 3 extra points for 1st.
  • Outstanding Class Work (Y6) – 1 point
  • Attitude to Work (Y6) – 1 point