Fostering Excellence | Celebrating Student Achievement through Prestigious Awards

At St James’, we are not just educators; we are architects of holistic development. One of the avenues through which we empower our students is by delivering the esteemed Duke of Edinburgh International Award and the Ignite Award to our Year 7 to 12 students.

Our dedicated Youth Award Leaders, Katie and Keeley, embody our commitment to nurturing well-rounded individuals. In a celebration of our students’ accomplishments, they have crafted a captivating video. This visual testament showcases the meaningful participation and remarkable achievements of our students in these prestigious programs.

2023 Duke of Edinburgh Student Video

The Duke of Edinburgh International Award and the Ignite Award are not just accolades; they are symbols of resilience, dedication and personal growth. Through these programs, our students embark on transformative journeys, developing essential life skills, fostering resilience and cultivating a spirit of adventure.

As we witness the diverse talents and achievements of our students on display, we take immense pride in their commitment to self-discovery and community impact. St James’ Anglican School remains dedicated to providing an environment where excellence is not just encouraged but celebrated. Our students’ success in these awards reflects the spirit of excellence that defines our educational ethos, setting the stage for a future generation of leaders and changemakers.


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