A) School Awards
The school believes that every child needs encouragement “like a plant needs water” [Dreikurs, R, 1897-1972] Hence there are many informal awards that are given to the pupils in order to provide encouragement and motivation to the pupils as well as to reward and reaffirm the positive attitude behind appropriate behaviour and action.
These awards include
* Pupils of the Month
* Character Cards
* Letters of Commendation
Founder’s Day Awards
The ACS(J) Founder’s Day Awards give recognition to our pupils who have demonstrated excellence academically.
Founder’s Day Major Awards
* Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan Character Award
The Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan Character Award seeks to recognise the Primary 5 Pupil who is truly outstanding in his thoughts and attitudes towards his peers, teachers and the community.
* The Oldham Award
The Oldham award is an award that seeks to recognize the graduating Boys who are truly all-rounded in their achievements – true ACSian gentlemen who are outstanding in terms academic, CCA, and service to school / community.
* The Lee Hah Ing Scholarship & The ACS OBA Meritorious Award
The Lee Hah Ing Scholarship and the ACS OBA Meritorious Award are awarded to the high performing PSLE Boy of excellent character who pursues his secondary education in ACS.
Honours Day Awards
The ACS(J) Honours Day Awards give recognition to our pupils who have demonstrated excellence in non-academic areas (school and/or MOE-recognised competitions), leadership and service. Pupils' character, demonstration of school values and good conduct are a significant component in the selection criteria.
Honours Day Major Awards
* ACSJ Young Service Award
ACSJ Young Service Award is an award that seeks to highlight and profile young ACSians role models as a source of encouragement and inspiration to the student body. The award recognizes outstanding young ACSians for their contributions to the community.
* Performing Arts and Character Award (Sponsored by Mrs Janet Lim Hong Eng)
This award is given in recognition of excellent display of musicianship, leadership and character in the Performing Arts.
* ACS(J) Award for the Arts (Sponsored by Dr Ang Peng Tiam)
This award is given in recognition of exceptional talent in the Visual or Performing Arts.
* ACS(J) Sportsboy of the Year (Sponsored by Dr Teoh Tiong Ann)
This award is given in recognition of exceptional talent in the Sporting Arena.
* OBA President’s Award
This award is given in recognition of the most outstanding CCA performance of the year.
B) MOE Awards
The EAGLES Award is an Edusave Award for Achievement, Good Leadership and Service to recognise pupils’ leadership qualities, service to community and schools, and excellence in non-academic activities. This annual award is open to Singaporean pupils from P4 to P6. A pupil must also satisfy the following set of criteria:
* a pass in their school examinations and demonstrate good conduct, and
* for awards in Leadership, have assumed leadership appointments in core activities recognised by MOE, or
* for awards in Achievement, have represented their school in competitions, exhibitions or performances recognised by MOE, or
* for awards in Service rendered to the school or the community, have completed a minimum number of hours of service to the school or under the Values in Action (VIA) Programme.
Each primary school is allocated an award quota equivalent to 10% of the number of P4 to P6 Singaporean pupils.
Edusave Character Award (ECHA)
The Edusave Character Award is an award to enable schools to recognise pupils who demonstrate exemplary character and outstanding personal qualities through their behaviour and actions. This annual award is open to Singaporean pupils and the quota for each school is capped at 2% of the enrolment of Singaporean pupils.
Pupils may be identified for demonstrating the following types of qualities:
* School Values and the related character traits
* A high level of civic responsibility
* Qualities associated with resilience
Edusave Scholarships for Primary Schools (for Primary 5 or 6 pupils)
All Singaporean students in primary 5 or 6 in a Government or a Government-aided school, are eligible for the Edusave Scholarship for Primary Schools if they are among the top 10% of students of their level based on their overall school examination results for the year. The value of the award is $350.
Edusave Merit Bursaries
All Singaporean students in Government and Government-aided schools, junior colleges/centralised institute, independent schools or institutions, specialised schools or Institute of Technical Education who are not recipients of any Edusave Scholarship are eligible for the Edusave Merit Bursary if they are within the top 25% of each level and course in their schools and their monthly gross household income does not exceed $5,000. To benefit students from bigger households, they are also eligible if their per capita household income, i.e. gross household income divided by the number of household members, does not exceed $1,250.
Good Progress Awards
All Singaporean pupils from Primary 2 onwards in Government and Government-aided schools, junior colleges/centralised institute, independent schools or institutions, specialised schools or Institute of Technical Education who are not recipients of any Edusave Scholarship or Edusave Merit Bursary are eligible for the Edusave Good Progress Award if they are among the top 10% who have made significant improvement in their academic performance based on their overall examination results compared to the previous year.