From the Head of School
Mrs Erica Thomas

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2016 HSC Results – Highlights

We are delighted to report on the success of the 2016 Year 12 graduating class. Our 2016 cohort should feel a great sense of achievement, and be proud of their efforts. They have a bright future ahead.

Newcastle Grammar School was ranked 64th out of more than 650 schools in NSW

The top ATAR for 2016 is 99.80. Congratulations to Azleena Akhand.


Merit List

1st in the State: Alexander Young in Music 1

9th in the State: Jessica Finlay-Jones in Drama

All Round Achievers (Students who achieved 90% or more in 10 course units): Azleena Akhand, Isabella Cesta, Olivia Dickinson, Elizabeth Sebastian & Rebekah Stuart

Distinguished Achievers (Students who achieved a mark of 90% or more in at least one of their courses): 36 students achieved 120 results over 90%


Nominations for NSW Exhibitions or Performances

ENCORE (Music): Alexander Young (Selected), Cassidy Lobb, Emily Spurway & Oliver Watt

Shape (Design & Technology): Asha Ryan & Matthew Wiseman

OnStage (Drama): Individual – Jessica Finlay-Jones, Group – Jessica Finlay-Jones, Grace Byth, Olivia Dickinson & Cassidy Lobb


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

Ancient History
54 (NGS)
58 (State)
Highest Mark: 84 – Andrea Tiernan

Biology
54 (NGS)
35 (State)
Highest Mark: 92 – Niamh Brown & Jessica Finlay-Jones

Business Studies
68 (NGS)
34 (State)
Highest Mark: 95 – Phoebe O’Keeffe & Rebekah Stuart

Chemistry
44 (NGS)
41 (State)
Highest Mark: 93 – Azleena Akhand & Elizabeth Sebastian

Design and Technology
67 (NGS)
41 (State)
Highest Mark: 96 – Asha Ryan

Drama
62 (NGS)
43 (State)
Highest Mark: 97 – Jessica Finlay-Jones

Economics
50 (NGS)
45 (State)
Highest Mark: 84 – Bronson Elsley

English (Advanced)
68 (NGS)
62 (State)
Highest Mark: 96 – Azleena Akhand

English Extension 1
94 (NGS)
95 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Azleena Akhand, Isabella Cesta, Phoebe O’Keeffe & Andrea Tiernan

English Extension 2
50 (NGS)
79 (State)
Highest Mark: 96 – Phoebe O’Keeffe

French Continuers
44 (NGS)
65 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Niamh Brown

Geography
74 (NGS)
41 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Azleena Akhand & Rebekah Stuart

History Extension
100 (NGS)
81 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Phoebe O’Keeffe

IPT
50 (NGS)
38 (State)
Highest Mark: 91 – Andrew Trout

Mathematics General
63 (NGS)
26 (State)
Highest Mark: 95 – Rebekah Stuart

Mathematics
66 (NGS)
53 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Niamh Brown

Mathematics Extension 1
91 (NGS)
79 (State)
Highest Mark: 97 – Azleena Akhand & Elizabeth Sebastian

Mathematics Extension 2
83 (NGS)
85 (State)
Highest Marks: 92 – Azleena Akhand, Rhiannon Harvey & Elizabeth Sebastian.
93 – Yi wen Yang (Accelerated)

Modern History
46 (NGS)
41 (State)
Highest Mark: 95 – Phoebe O’Keeffe

Music 1
100 (NGS)
63 (State)
Highest Mark: 99 – Alexander Young

Music 2
89 (NGS)
90 (State)
Highest Mark: 94 – Elizabeth Sebastian

Music Extension 1
100 (NGS)
94 (State)
Highest Mark: 96 – Cassidy Lobb

PDHPE
64 (NGS)
34 (State)
Highest Mark: 93 – Whitney Doolan & Rebekah Stuart

Physics
20 (NGS)
30 (State)
Highest Mark: 93 – Elizabeth Sebastian

Visual Arts
92 (NGS)
54 (State)
Highest Mark: 95 – Danielle Marrett

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Congratulations Year 12.

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Countdown to Final Hurdle

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A story on the Newcastle Herald website, prior to the HSC results being announced.
http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4347370/countdown-to-final-hurdle/?cs=311

First in State

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Congratulations to Alexander Young for coming first place in the State in Music 1 of the HSC.

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

All Round Achievers List

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Well done to our 5 All Round Achiever List students; Azleena Akhand, Isabella Cesta, Olivia Dickinson, Elizabeth Sebastian and Rebekah Stuart.

Check out the story on the Newcastle Herald website.
http://www.theherald.com.au/…/results-the-best-birthday-p…/…