The annual academic award is made up two sets of marks, namely, the November Exam Marks and the Promotion Marks. Boys need to achieve the required average aggregate in both of these.
Six subjects are used in all grades for the aggregate: In Grade 8 & 9, it is the 6 Core Subjects, and in Grade 10 & 11, it is English, the First Additional Language, Mathematics and the next best three subjects, excluding LO.
To achieve Honours, the average aggregate of marks should be 80% or above.
To achieve Colours, the average aggregate of marks should be 75% or above.
To achieve Merit, the average aggregate of marks should be 70% or above.