SENIOR PRIZEGIVING – Tuesday 19 April 2016 at 7.15 pm

For pupils in S4, S5 & S6.


Prizes Awarded to S5 & S6

Five categories of award will be presented at our prize giving ceremony on the basis outlined below:

1.       SUBJECT PRIZE:  ADVANCED HIGHER

Awarded at our prizegiving ceremony to the top performing pupils in each subject

2.       SUBJECT MEDAL: HIGHER

Awarded at our prizegiving ceremony to the top performing pupils in each subject

3.       SUBJECT CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE: NATIONAL COURSES (NATIONAL 5 or NATIONAL 4)

Awarded at our prizegiving ceremony to the top performing pupils in each subject

4.       CERTIFICATES OF MERIT: HIGHER OR NATIONAL LEVEL

Awarded at prizegiving ceremony to pupils nominated in at least two subjects as having performed very well in the subject

5.    COMMENDATION CERTIFICATES: HIGHER OR NATIONAL LEVEL

Awarded at prizegiving ceremony to pupils nominated in at least two subject courses for hard work, outstanding effort or excellent behaviour

All Merit and Commendation nominees will receive a Certificate but not all can be invited to the Prizegiving Ceremony due to accommodation restrictions.  Those with less than two nominations will not be invited as the numbers are too high to accommodate in the Assembly Hall.  Their certificates will be presented during Form following the prizegiving event.  All nominees will be named in the prizegiving programme.


Prizes Awarded to S4

Three categories of award will be presented at our prizegiving ceremony on the basis outlined below:

1.       CERTIFICATES OF EXCELLENCE
Awarded at our prizegiving ceremony to the top performing pupils in each subject

2.       CERTIFICATES OF MERIT

Awarded at our prizegiving ceremony to pupils nominated in at least three subjects as having performed very well in the subject

3.       COMMENDATION CERTIFICATES
Awarded at our prizegiving ceremony to pupils nominated in at least three subject courses for hard work, outstanding effort or excellent behaviour

All Merit and Commendation nominees will receive a Certificate but not all can be invited to the Prizegiving Ceremony due to accommodation restrictions.  Those with less than three nominations will not be invited as the numbers are too high to accommodate in the Assembly Hall.  Their certificates will be presented during Form following the prizegiving event.  All nominees will be named in the prizegiving programme


SPECIAL PRIZES

THE H. W. EWING MEMORIAL PRIZE FOR CREATIVE WRITING presented by the family of the late Hugh Ewing, a former pupil of the school and awarded for imaginative writing.  NOMINATED BY ENGLISH DEPT

THE GUILDRY OF STIRLING PRIZE for the best Extended Essay in History  NOMINATED BY HISTORY DEPT

THE SARAH SPEAKE CUP FOR SERVICES TO MUSIC presented by Sarah Speake, Head Girl in 1988 – for services to music over six years at Stirling High School NOMINATED BY MUSIC DEPT

THE DR KANAAN MEMORIAL PRIZE FOR MUSIC presented to the pupil showing most progress in instrumental music over the course of the year. NOMINATED BY MUSIC DEPT

THE J & J KENNY AWARD presented to any pupil whose achievement is deemed worthy of special recognition eg. commitment to take part in and assist in extra-curricular sports clubs

J  LOCKHART WHITEFORD PRIZE awarded for hard work and outstanding effort on the part of pupils who have had to overcome considerable difficulties in order to make progress.

THE NATHAN MURRAY COLLIER CUP  in memory of Nathan Murray Collier, a Sixth Year pupil in Stirling High School who tragically lost his life in 2005.   Awarded to a pupil who works with the Additional Support Needs Department and has shown considerable effort over the past year.

MALCOLM PRIZE awarded for service to the school and the community

THE STIRLING ROUND TABLE COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD awarded for Service to the Community


At Stirling High School we are always looking for ways to improve the way we do things. In session 2016/17 the school plans to review our prize-giving procedures and consult our school community. We welcome any suggestions from parents, carers and all in our school community.  Our current arrangements can be viewed here.

If you have any suggestions, please get in touch:

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