Kingsgrove North High School

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Scholarships and awards

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.

Academic and special awards

Kingsgrove North High School takes great pride in rewarding and acknowledging students for their hard work and achievements. The scholarship program rewards students who are able to demonstrate and excel in different areas such as academic, leadership, the arts and sports.

Presentation evening awards

The school also has an extensive list of awards that are presented to students at the annual presentation evening held every year in December these include:

 Dux for each year group

  Year 7

  Year 8

  Year 9

  Year 10

  Year 11

 Frutex Award for Hospitality and Food Technology

 Parents and Citizens' Association Award for School Leadership

 University of NSW Academic Achievement in Mathematics

 Member for Canterbury School Citizenship Award

 Member for Watson Citizenship Award

 Reuben F Scarf Award for Commitment and Leadership

 Long Tan Australian Defence Force Teamwork and Leadership  

 Caltex Best All Rounder

 Bunnings Award

 Deb McCalister Award - English as a second language

 Neville Wenham Award for School Service

 International Student of the Year

 Sean O'Malley Award

 Denise Reid Memorial Award -Excellence in History

 Kingsgrove North High School Executive Award for Excellence

 Kingsgrove North High School School Service Award

 Sport Presentation - Senior and Junior

 The ANSTO Science Program Prize

 Lugarno Lions Club Award

 Individual Subject Awards in Years 7 - 11

 Year 10 Scholarship

   SCU More Generous Banking 

 Year 6 into 7 Scholarships sponsored by:

   Grosvenor Engineering

   Auto Combined Repairs

   Canterbury Toyota

   Earlwood Dentistry 



Sports presentation awards

A special sports presentation award ceremony is also held every year to acknowledge students who have excelled in their chosen sport as well as recognise team sport performances and achievements.

These awards recognise the following categories:

 Sportsman of the Year - Junior and Senior:

 Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics Awards      

 Premiership Winning Teams in Grade Sport

 Individual and Team State Knockout Competition Successes

 Recreation Sports