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SACE Merit Ceremony 2021

The SACE Merit Ceremony 2021 was held as a physical, COVID-safe event at Government House. The event ran over three days, from Monday 1 February to Wednesday 3 February 2021, in order to facilitate a safe environment for attendees and staff.

Invitations to the Merit Ceremony 2021 were emailed to Merit recipients using the email address registered in their Students Online account. This could have been either a school email address or a private email address.

About the SACE Merit Ceremony

The outstanding academic achievements of South Australia's Year 12 students are recognised every year at the SACE Merit Ceremony. The event was hosted by the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Hon. Hieu Van Le AC, at Government House. If you missed the event or want to relive the day, view the video from the day.

Learn about the types of commendations and awards presented at the Merit Ceremony.

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2021 learning area presentation sessions

The times below indicate the start times used for each learning area presentation session.

Monday 1 February

6.00 pm – Governor’s Commendations and Multiple Merits
7.00 pm – Two merits

Tuesday 2 February

9.50 am – Arts, English subjects and languages
10.55 am – Business, enterprise and technology
12.00 pm – Cross disciplinary group 1
1.05 pm – Cross disciplinary group 2
2.10 pm – English
3.15 pm – Health and physical education

Wednesday 3 February

9.50 am – Humanities and social sciences
10.55 am – Mathematics group 1
12.00 pm – Mathematics group 2
1.05 pm – Sciences  group 1
2.10 pm – Sciences group 2

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Live stream

Our SACE Merit Ceremony live stream captures every single merit recipient on the main stage. This allows us to provide extended online coverage to school communities, family and friends who can not attend the event.

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Ceremony photography

To purchase an official photograph taken on stage at the Merit Ceremony, please go to saschoolphotography.com.au

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