Outstanding Achievement certificates, Junior Colours ties, Half Colours ties and Full Colours ties are awarded to pupils in recognition of excellent performance or commitment in a school-related extra-curricular activity.
Nominations are currently open and will close on Sunday 15 April 2018. Please read the descriptions below carefully.
Awarded to pupils for either a strong commitment to an activity within school for a minimum of 1½ years or for receiving an award at national level where the pupil has not represented the school.
Example: Taking part in all enterprise activities on offer for 2 years, reaching the finals in a national 10 pin bowling competition when not representing the school.
The recipient receives a Colours blazer pin and a certificate.
Awarded for receiving an award at National level or above where the pupil has represented the school.
Example: placed in top three in a Scottish schools event, representing the school at National level.
The recipient receives a Junior Colours tie.
This award is primarily to recognise commitment. It is awarded for a strong commitment for a minimum of 2 ½ years to the activity in school and performance of a consistently high standard.
Example: Pupils who have continually performed to a high standard over a minimum of 2 ½ years in the School Orchestra, Boys Football Team, helped with the Eco Club, participated fully in Enterprise.
The recipient receives a Half Colours tie.
This award is primarily to reward achievement. It is awarded for a consistently high standard of performance and representation at national level or above.
Example: Pupils who have performed well at national level representing Stirling High School and showing a dedication to their sport/activity for a prolonged period of time e.g. a pupil who has worked for 4 years with the Eco Club and was invited to present at a National Conference.
The recipient receives a Full Colours tie.