Special events


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Principal's Parade

Our annual Principal's Parade celebrates excellent effort, behaviour and participation by students who receive a Principal’s Merit Award.  Certificates are also presented  acknowledging achievements in extra curricular activities such as Creative Generation, Stem-athlon, Maths Team Challenge, World’s Greatest Shave, Chemistry Quiz, Australian Maths Competition and Debating.
Our Principal's Parade is hosted by our Junior School Captains and traditionally  features performances by our Concert Band, Junior Secondary School Choir , Junior Secondary Strings and Year 7 Dance Team to showcase the talent of our junior secondary school students. 

All nomination forms can be downloaded on the right hand side of this page. 

Presentation Night
Our annual award presentation night celebrates the success of our students throughout the year.  Awards are presented for Academic Excellence, Cultural Excellence and Citizenship Excellence.  Special Awards are also presented and may include:
  • Excellence in Information Technology
  • Outstanding Citizenship Award
  • Annual Arts Bursary Year 11
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Junior Award
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Senior Award
  • Outstanding Public Speaking Award
  • Outstanding Cultural Award
  • Outstanding Vocational Award
  • Outstanding Achievement for an ESL Student
  • Year 10 Bursary
  • Ampol All Rounder
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Scholarship
  • Junior Secondary All Rounder Award
  • Grace Award
  • ADF Long Tan Leadership & Teamwork Award
  • Dux - Year 7
  • Dux - Year 8
  • Dux - Year 9
  • Dux - Year 10 
  • Dux - Year 11 
  • Dux - Year 12
  • Dux Year 10 International Baccalaureate 
  • Dux Year 11 International Baccalaureate
  • Dux Year 12 International Baccalaureate (awarded in February fo the following year)
  • The University of Queensland Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Achievement Student Services (Senior)
  • Outstanding Achievement Student Services (Junior)

Sports Awards Night

Our annual Sports Awards Night acknowledges the significant sporting achievements of our students, including the Champion House Trophy for points accrued during our Swimming, Cross Country and Track & Field carnivals.  Individual students are awarded medallions for their:
  • involvement in Bayside District Champion teams, or being a Bayside District Representative  (Bronze Award); 
  • being a Metropolitan East Representative (Silver Award);
  • involvement in South East Queensland Champion Teams, or being a Queensland or Australian Representative (Gold Award); and 
  • Being Age Champion in any of the interhouse carnival (Swimming, Cross Country or Athletics).

Special Awards are also presented and  may include:

  • The Price Memorial
  • Outstanding Contribution to Sport
  • Sporting Integrity
  • Oustanding Sporting Achievement 
  • Junior Sportsperson of the Year
  • Senior Sportsperson of the Year
  • Music Showcase

Our annual Music Showcase features vocal and instrumental performances by our school ensembles.  In 2018 sixteen ensembles presented an outstanding showcase of their year’s work, to wonderful audience who supported our students along their journey.

Dance Fusion

Our annual Dance Fusion celebrates the achievements of all dancers across the school; both those who participate in the classroom dance curriculum and those who join Dance Team as part of the sports programs.

This spectacular evening of Dance features Year 7 Dance Team, Junior Dance Team, Senior Dance Team and dancers from Senior School dance classes as well as group collaborations.  A range of dance styles are incorporated and the evening is a treat for the senses with fabulous costumes, music and talent on show.

Last reviewed 05 August 2021
Last updated 05 August 2021