The levels in the Arcade Games Word Mania & Donkey Dash are a ranking system that is individual from the student's school Year level.
All students start at the level that is set by the Year Level they are in when entered in to the program. Their levels will increase or decrease their Level based on game performance.
After three (3) consecutive wins a student will increase their Level by 1
After three (3) consecutive losses a student will decrease their Level by 1
The use of a Level system as opposed to school year is to allow students to compete on a fair playing ground, as it relates to their ability, not their age.