Excellence from Catholic VCE Students


VCE Excellence_story1A recent wave of awards has highlighted both the creative and academic achievements by many VCE students from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, awarded through the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority’s 2014 VCE Season of Excellence and the Premier’s VCE Study Awards.

The VCE Season of Excellence presents works created by VCE students in design, technology, multimedia, cinema, visual and performing arts through exhibitions, screenings and performances supported by education talks, forums, panel discussions, catalogues, programs and online material. Fifty-eight students from 26 Catholic secondary colleges had works from 2013 selected for exhibition in the Season of Excellence, with 13 students in Top Arts, one student in Top Screen, four in Top Class – Dance, five in Top Class – Music Performance, eight each in Top Class – Drama and Top Class – Theatre Studies, and 19 in Top Designs.

The final Top Screen screening at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) will occur on 16 May 2014 at 12.30 pm. Top Acts, which presents a selection of performers from across the Top Class concert series, is on Thursday 29 May 2013 at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank.

The Top Designs exhibition at the Melbourne MuseumVCE Excellence_story2 closes 13 July 2014, and the Top Arts exhibition at the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia closes 20 July 2013.

There were also 43 students from 29 Catholic secondary schools who received Premier’s VCE Study Awards for their achievements in 2013. Students must have a study score of 46 or above to be eligible for a Study Award.

List of Premier’s VCE Study Award winners
More information on the VCE Season of Excellence