Year 12 2012 – Congratulations on outstanding HSC Results

Gymea Technology High School congratulates Year 12 students for the outstanding results in the 2012 Higher School Certificate.

The Board of Studies identifies high achievers at Gymea Technology High School.

  • Our top student, Jenny, was listed by the Board of Studies as an all-rounder achieving Band 6 results across all courses. Jenny received an ATAR of 99.5 and was awarded the University of New South Wales Academic Scholarship.
  • Julia was recognised as a Top Achiever by the Board of Studies in Software Design and Development, placed 7th in the state. Julia was also placed 3rd in the state for Information Technology undetaken at TAFE as part of her VET studies. Julia has been offered a scholarship by the University of Technology Sydney.
  • 30 citations were awarded by the Board of Studies Distinguished Achievers List of the 98 Gymea Technology High School students who completed their HSC in 2012. These students achieved a Band 6 or and E4 in a course or an extension course achieving a result greater than 90.

Performances worth noting.

  • Nearly 40 per cent of this year’s students achieved results in the top 20 per cent of the state.
  • Our highest ATAR result was 95.5 with 12% of our students seeking university entrance gaining a result over 90.
  • The majority of students who studied Information Processes and Technology, Legal Studies, Mathematics Extension 1 and Mathematics Extension 2, Modern History, Music 1, Chinese language, Software Development and Design obtained a result in the 20% of the state in their course.
  • Two students were nominated for callback for Dance.

An analysis of overall school results indicates a steady improvement for students at Gymea Technology High School with an increasing determination for university entry and scholarship opportunities.

Our congratulations to year 12 for their excellent performance and a commitment to perfrom to their best. The results are an indication of the dedication and expertise of our teachers. Their hard work and ongoing commitment to improving student outcomes and support is appreciated and valued, a sentiment that has been relayed back through an exit survey by year 12.

Peter Marsh

Principal

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