From the Head of School
Mrs Erica Thomas

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2015 HSC Results – Highlights

Congratulations to the class of 2015 on their outstanding HSC Results. There was an excited buzz in the air when the cohort returned to School yesterday to celebrate and share their success. I am pleased to report the following 2015 result highlights:

Newcastle Grammar School was ranked 67th out of more than 650 schools in NSW

The top ATAR for 2015 is 99.20. Congratulations to Lauren Merritt.


All Round Achievers

This lists the students who have achieved results in the top band possible for at least 10 units of HSC courses.
– Lauren Merritt
– Toby Noon
– Caitlin Thurn


Selected for ARTEXPRESS

– Felix Ferguson


Nomination for ENCORE

– Holly Overmyer


Nominations for DesignTECH

– Talina Danuser
– Bethany Lee


Newcastle Grammar School students achieved at an exceptional level in the following courses:

Biology – 2.5 times the State average in the top band.

Design & Technology – 5 times the State average in the top band.

Drama – 2 times the State average in the top band.

English Extension 2 – 2 times the State average in the top band.

Geography – 3 times the State average in the top band.

History Extension – 2 times the State average in the top band.

Mathematics General – 3 times the State average in the top band.

Modern History – 2 times the State average in the top band.

Music 1 – 5 times the State average in the top band.

Visual Arts – 7 times the State average in the top band.


Distinguished Achievers List

This lists all students who received a result in the highest band possible for one or more courses.

In 2015, 33 students are on this list. Overall, students at NGS achieved 85 Band 6’s (a result of 90 or above).


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

Biology
50 (NGS)
28 (State)

Business Studies
70 (NGS)
36 (State)

Chemistry
41 (NGS)
41 (State)

Design and Technology
90 (NGS)
36 (State)

Drama
90 (NGS)
42 (State)

Economics
57 (NGS)
46 (State)

English (Advanced)
59 (NGS)
58 (State)

English Extension 1
100 (NGS)
94 (State)

English Extension 2
100 (NGS)
82 (State)

French Continuers
67 (NGS)
66 (State)

Geography
94 (NGS)
41 (State)

History Extension
100 (NGS)
78 (State)

IPT
36 (NGS)
32 (State)

Legal Studies
57 (NGS)
40 (State)

Mathematics General
68 (NGS)
26 (State)

Mathematics
52 (NGS)
52 (State)

Mathematics Extension 1
77 (NGS)
84 (State)

Mathematics Extension 2
100 (NGS)
86 (State)

Modern History
83 (NGS)
44 (State)

Music 1
100 (NGS)
62 (State)

Music 2
100 (NGS)
88 (State)

Music Extension 1
100 (NGS)
93 (State)

PDHPE
70 (NGS)
30 (State)

Physics
15 (NGS)
29 (State)

Visual Arts
100 (NGS)
53 (State)

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Congratulations Year 12.

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HSC Success

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Congratulations to all Year 12 on their HSC results. All-Round Achievers – Lauren Merritt, Caitlin Thurn & Toby Noon received a result in the top band for 10 or more units. Check out the story on the Newcastle Herald website.
http://www.theherald.com.au/story/3575289/newcastle-grammar-students-are-all-round-achievers-video/?cs=303