Solway College Colours

Solway College students are expected to strive for excellence and personal best in all areas of their school life. In recognition of this, we have a colours awards system which recognises high-level, sustained personal achievement in four areas: Academic Work, Sport, Cultural Activities and Service.

The awards are at the following levels:

Year 1 – Certificate
Year 2 – Blue Badge Award
Year 3 – Green Badge Award
Year 4 – Red Badge Award
Year 5 - Gold Badge Award

These awards are given annually and are structured upon years of achievement beginning with a "Mention" in Year 8, followed by a "Certificate" and then colours. A Gold award is only rarely given and is highly prized. It is representative of a minimum of 5 years of consistently high achievement.