HSC Success!

We proudly congratulate our year 12 students of 2016 for their excellent performance and commitment with this year’s Higher School Certificate.  We have many wonderful stories of students overall results and pathways for their post secondary school life. Many students were present in the early hours of the morning on the day of the release of results to share their good news with their teachers and executive. Equally, there was much to celebrate with significant growth in course areas where teachers and faculties have happily celebrated student achievement and feel proud of the changes and the work that has been made to support year 12.

A comparison of student performance versus state performance across all courses is demonstrating increased positive outcomes and improved results for our students at Gymea with substantial improvements with Mathematics and English as two areas that involve many students across the school. Our year 12 students have worked hard towards these improvements and we commend them for their perseverance and positive outlook.

There is much happening at Gymea that has heightened the focus and performance in academics as well as the extracurricular activities that the school offers our students to develop and achieve to their best.  Engaging our students through clear and supportive processes while exercising a healthy level of disciplined expectations continues to see our students flourish in attitude, skills and performance.

Special Congratulations

Special Congratulations to Louise Press who was named by the Board of Studies as an ‘All-rounder” a prestigious list of those students who achieved results in the top band possible for at least 10 units of HSC courses.

Louise is also a talented Dancer who took on all opportunities through high school with her dance and was nominated for Call-Back for HSC dance. She has also been recognised for her Personal Interest Project in Society and Culture awarded a High Distinction with her project to be published in the State Library of NSW.

Louise received band 6 results in

Biology, Dance, English (Advanced), Mathematics General 2, and Society and Culture

Each year we highlight those courses in which our students shone, where as a course group there is quality performance in achievement with the state or individual performance. These courses deserve the special acknowledgment for 2016.

  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • English (Advanced)
  • Hospitality
  • Information Processes and Technology
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Extension 2
  • Mathematics General 2
  • Music 1
  • Society and Culture

There were again many individual accomplishments and achievements. For some achieving citations from the Board of Studies as Distinguished Achievers but also those students who worked with determination with their peers and teachers to bring about commendable results. Congratulations to year 12  for their overall success this year.  Special congratulations to the students below who made the Board of Studies Distinguished Achievers list.

  • Beaven, Thomas, Mathematics
  • Bhadkamkar Vaidehi, Mathematics Extension 2
  • Fuller, Zoe Alexandra, Dance
  • Glover, Sarah Anne, Society and Culture
  • Goldrick, Emma, Society and Culture
  • Hristodoulou, Adam, English (Advanced), Business Studies and Mathematics Extension 2
  • Koroneos, Adriana, Music 1
  • Liddle Jackson, Mathematics Extension 2
  • Liu, Xianhe, Mathematics Extension , Mathematics Extension 2
  • Press, Louise Biology, Dance, English (Advanced), Mathematics General 2, Society and Culture

 

We are proud of year 12!

 

 

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  • Valid Test Year 10
  • Mathematics Task 3: Class Test Year 9
  • PDHPE 8m Task 4: First Aid Assignment Year 8
  • PDHPE 7g Task 4: Research Task Year 7
  • PDHPE 9a Task 4: Research Task Year 9
  • Society and Culture Task 4 - Intercultural Communication - Cross-Cultural Comparison Year 11
  • English Assessment Task 4: Creative Writing 7M & 7A Year 7
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  • History G - Research Task Year 7
  • History Y - Research Task Year 7
  • Years 7 & 9 online NAPLAN Testing
  • NAPLAN Readiness Testing Yrs 7 & 9
  • Academic Adviser Workshops Year 12
  • Naplan Readiness Testing Yrs 7 & 9
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  • Formal Assembly
  • Head Start to High School
  • English Task 4: Creative Writing 9A, 9G, 9Y, 9E Year 9
  • Commerce 1 Task 4 - Current Issues Task - Political Involvement Year 10
  • Commerce 2 Task 4 - Current Issues Task - Political Involvement Year 10
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  • Japan-National Institute of Technology-Ibaraki College-Visit
  • Economics Study Day at University of Wollongong Year 12
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  • English Task 4: Creative Writing 8Y Year 8
  • English Task 4: Creative Writing 8E, 8M Year 8
  • English Task 4: Creative Writing Year 10
  • English Task 4: Creative Writing 7A Year 7
  • English Task 4: Creative Writing 8G Year 8
  • Forensic Archaeology - Task 4 - Examination - Juanita Nielson and CSI Year 9
  • Geography M & E - Task 1 - Geographical Inquiry Year 9
  • Geography A - Task 1 - Geographical Inquiry Year 9
  • History M & E - Task 1 - Research Task and Rationale Year 10
  • HSC Music Exam
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  • Child Studies Task 3: Nursery and Families Task Year 9
  • Accelerated Computing Task 3 - Design Project & Folio Year 7
  • Computing - Task 3 - Design Project & Folio Year 7
  • Accelerated Computing Task 3 - Design Project & Folio Year 8
  • Computing - Task 3 - Design Project & Folio Year 8
  • ITM Task 3 - Design Project Year 9
  • AIME Outreach Program (Yrs 11/12 )
  • Geography M - Task 1 - Research Assignment Year 7
  • Geography E - Task 1 - Research Assignment Year 7
  • Geography A - Task 1 - Research Assignment Year 7
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  • Visual Arts - Task 5:Semester 2 Examination Year 9
  • Geography Waterfront Workout - Fieldwork (Pyrmont) Year 10
  • Geography Waterfront Workout - Fieldwork (Pyrmont) Year 10
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
  • Head Start to High School
  • Community and Family Studies Task 4: Yearly Examination Year 11
  • PASS 9pass1 Task 5: Personal Fitness Program Year 9
  • PASS 9pass2 Task 5: Personal Fitness Program Year 9
  • Dance Task 4: Written Analysis Year 9
  • PDHPE Task 4: Yearly Examination Year 11
  • Dance Task 4: Core Appreciation Interview Year 11
  • Visual Arts - Task 4:Body of Work/Fantasy and Surrealism Year 10
  • IPT Accelerants Preleminary Examination Study Day Year 10 IPT
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
  • PASS Tree Tops Excursion Year 10
  • Visual Arts - Task 6:Body of Work/The Land Year 9
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
  • Food Technology-10FT1 Task 3: Food Service and Catering Practical Task and Portfolio Year 10
  • Dance Task 5: Practical Examination Year 9
  • Geography Elective Task 3 - Research Task - Environmental Change Year 10
  • State Dance Festival - Senior Dance Company
  • History M & E - Task 1 - Research Assignment Year 8
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
  • English Task 4: Creative Writing 9M Year 9
  • Food Technology-10FT2 Task 3: Food Service and Catering Practical Task and Portfolio Year 10
  • Food Technology-10FT3 Task 3: Food Service and Catering Practical Task and Portfolio Year 10
  • Visual Arts Examination Year 10
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
  • Science - Task 5 - Skills Task 2 Year 9
  • Visual Arts - Task 6:Body of Work-Ceramic Sculpture Year 7
  • Visual Arts - Task 6:Body of Work/Movie Poster Year 8
  • Brainstorm Productions Sticks and Stones Year 8
  • Brainstorm Productions Sticks and Stones (Hall Booking) Year 8
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
  • Graduation Assembly Year 12
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
  • Commerce Task 3: Com 1. Skills Test and Business Report Year 9
  • Commerce Task 3: Com 2. Skills Test and Business Report Year 9
  • History G & Y - Source - based in class task Year 7
  • Dance Rehearsals for Synergy in the Dance Studio
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  • Yearly Exam Year 11
  • Technology -7THE4, 7THE5, 7THE6, 7THE7 Task 1: Toy Story- Project and Portfolio Year 7
  • Technology-8THE1, 8THE2, 8THE3 Task 1: Ready, Steady, Cook Project and Portfolio Year 8
  • Technology - 7TIA1, 7TIA2, 7TIA3 Task 1: In Focus-Project and Portfolio Year 7
  • Technology-8TIA4, 8TIA5, 8TIA6 Task 1: Toy Story- Project and Portfolio Year 8
  • History G & Y - Task 2 - Source-based in class task Year 9
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