The award of Colours is the highest recognition within the following codes at Southwell: rugby, football, hockey, netball, cricket, softball, tennis, swimming, chess, athletics, cross-country, touch rugby, gymnastics, water polo, cycling, basketball, Kids’ Lit Quiz and other codes that may be suggested by the School from time to time. It is important that all staff use the same criteria when selecting students for this award. For this purpose the following set of criteria and conditions should be used:
Students in Years 5 to 8 are eligible for Colours and the proposed recipients should be able to fulfill the following criteria –
Conditions of the Award:
The tie is black with repeated Southwell crests embroidered on the material. It is awarded to the Dux of the Junior School (Year 6) and the Dux of the Senior School at the Annual Prize Giving. Prefects also receive this tie.
Students may be awarded trophies/cups for excelling in various School activities. These are the property of the School and must remain at the School. Parents are recommended to bring their cameras along to special events so that if your child is presented with a cup / trophy you may take photographs.