From the Head of School
Mrs Erica Thomas

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2017 HSC Results – Highlights

We are delighted to report on the success of the 2017 Year 12 graduating class. Our 2017 cohort should feel a great sense of achievement with excellent results across a range of subjects.

Newcastle Grammar School was ranked 85th out of more than 650 schools in NSW

The top ATAR for 2017 is 99.50. Congratulations to Yi wen Yang.


Merit List

1st in the State: Seraina Danuser in Design & Technology

All Round Achievers (Students who achieved 90% or more in 10 course units): Stephen Kerras, Alexa Van Niekerk, Yi wen Yang and Lucie Zangger-Page

Distinguished Achievers (Students who achieved a mark of 90% or more in at least one of their courses): 32 students achieved 80 results over 90%


Nominations for NSW Exhibitions or Performances

Shape (Design & Technology): Seraina Danuser


Percentage of students in Bands 5 & 6 (NGS) & percentage of students in Bands 5 & 6 (State) per subject

Ancient History
67 (NGS)
36 (State)
Highest Mark: 91 – Stephanie Illiadis

Biology
65 (NGS)
39 (State)
Highest Mark: 95 – Yi wen Yang

Business Studies
56 (NGS)
36 (State)
Highest Mark: 93 – Stephen Kerras

Chemistry
63 (NGS)
43 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Yi wen Yang

Design and Technology
40 (NGS)
43 (State)
Highest Mark: 99 – Seraina Danuser

Drama
43 (NGS)
42 (State)
Highest Mark: 80 – Charlotte Bell

Economics
86 (NGS)
49 (State)
Highest Mark: 86 – Ross Valaire

English (Advanced)
63 (NGS)
63 (State)
Highest Mark: 97 – Alexa Van Niekerk

English Extension 1
89 (NGS)
93 (State)
Highest Mark: 92 – Scarlett Frazer, Manasa Swaminathan, Alexa Van Niekerk, Lucie Zangger-Page

English Extension 2
75 (NGS)
76 (State)
Highest Mark: 90 – Lucie Zangger-Page

French Continuers
100 (NGS)
66 (State)
Highest Mark: 92 – Charlotte Thomas, Alexa Van Niekerk

Geography
89 (NGS)
42 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Stephen Kerras

History Extension
100 (NGS)
79 (State)
Highest Mark: 90 – Lucie Zangger-Page

Hospitality (VET)
45 (NGS)
30 (State)
Highest Mark: 90 – Molly Wentworth

IPT
36 (NGS)
30 (State)
Highest Mark: 85 – Cameron Utiger

Japanese
67 (NGS)
61 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Yi wen Yang

Legal Studies
40 (NGS)
44 (State)
Highest Mark: 83 – Zachary Perry

Mathematics General
54 (NGS)
25 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Sabrina Kliousis

Mathematics
73 (NGS)
53 (State)
Highest Mark: 97 – Stephen Kerras

Mathematics Extension 1
64 (NGS)
82 (State)
Highest Mark: 88 – Aphakorn Hasdarngkul

Mathematics Extension 2
100 (NGS)
84 (State)
Highest Marks: 81 – Aphakorn Hasdarngkul
93 – Yi wen Yang (Accelerated – 2016)

Modern History
54 (NGS)
39 (State)
Highest Mark: 91 – Scarlett Frazer, Lucie Zangger-Page

Music 1
100 (NGS)
65 (State)
Highest Mark: 89 – Rebekah Fong

Music 2
100 (NGS)
89 (State)
Highest Mark: 84 – Olivia Carswell, Georgia Hore, Niamh Leonard-England

Music Extension 1
100 (NGS)
95 (State)
Highest Mark: 80 – Niamh Leonard-England

PDHPE
33 (NGS)
31 (State)
Highest Mark: 93 – Nicolas Gentizon

Physics
48 (NGS)
34 (State)
Highest Mark: 93 – Yi wen Yang

Visual Arts
90 (NGS)
55 (State)
Highest Mark: 91 – Alexa Van Niekerk

Congratulations Year 12.

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First in State

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Congratulations to Seraina Danuser for coming first place in the State in Design & Technology of the HSC.

Check out the story on the Newcastle Herald website.
http://www.theherald.com.au/story/5111385/hunter-students-top-state-in-hsc/?cs=305#news