Keira High School

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Scholarships and awards

Presentation evening awards. 

Year 7 Academic Awards

Year 8 Academic Awards

Year 9 Academic Awards

Year 10 First in Place

Year 11 First in Place

Major Award

ADF Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Award (Year 10)

ADF Future Innovators Award (Year 10)

ADF Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Award (Year 12)

ADF Future Innovators Award (Year 12)

Ampol Best All Rounder Award

Alison Byrne , Community Spirit Award

Creative Arts Award

Frank Moorhouse Award

History Award

Koorina Award Aboriginal Student

Languages Award

Life Skills Award


Performing Arts Award

Reuben F Scarf Award- for commitment

Science Award

Social Science Award

Susan Marczuk Excellence in Maths Award

TAS Award

Wollongong Rotary Civics and Citizen Award

Excelsior Award

Year 7 Year Adviser Award

Year 8 Year Adviser Award

Year 9 Year Adviser Award

Year 10 Year Adviser Award

Year 11 Year Adviser Award

Our students can take advantage of several scholarship and award opportunities.

NSW School Nanga Mai Awards

The Nanga Mai Awards are an annual event organised by Aboriginal Education and Communities Directorate. The awards recognise and celebrate innovation, excellence and educational achievement in Aboriginal education in NSW public schools, school communities and department directorates.

Premier’s Spelling Bee

The Premier’s Spelling Bee is an annual competition that encourages primary school students in Years 3 to 6 to develop their spelling skills in a fun and educational way. Students are selected at school level to take part in regional finals. Regional winners then compete in the state final.

Premier’s Reading Challenge

This Premier’s Reading Challenge encourages students from Kindergarten to Year 9 to develop a love of reading and plays an important role in developing literacy.

Premier’s Debating Challenge

The Premier’s Debating Challenge is open to students from Year 5 to 12. Teams compete in a round robin series of debates against other schools. The winners go on to compete at regional and state level to determine the eventual state champion.

Public speaking competitions

The Arts Unit offers public speaking competitions for NSW school students. Each competition is a great opportunity for students to develop their speech-writing and presentation skills while representing their schools in a state-wide competition.

Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarships

The Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarships are an opportunity to visit significant overseas sites associated with Australia’s participation in war for Years 10 and 11 students in selected schools.

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Australia

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Australia provides an internationally recognised, self-development program for people aged 14 to 25. The program equips young people with the opportunity to undertake a variety of voluntary and challenging activities.