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HSC 2011 HSC Band Results for all 2 unit courses* Tcomparison in performance is the number of students Band 6 209 (28%) 194 (26.6%) 223 (28.7%) 236 (32.8%)2011201020092008he Class of 2011 have received an exceptional setof results in the HSC. One of the easiest points of in the Merit List. The College achieved 287 mentions in Band 5 308 (41%) 337 (46.2%) 388 (50%) 330 (46%) the Merit List and the Class of 2011 upheld the strong Band 4 193 (26%) 160 (22%) 141 (18.1%) 116(16.3%) results of recent years. This is an outstanding result by a Band 3 31 (4%) 38 (5%) 25 (3.2%) 34 (4.7%) group of hard working students who have participated fully in the cultural, sporting, religious and service life of Band 2 8 (1%) 1 0 2 the College. Band 1 0 0 0 0 There were a number of highlights from the 138 Year 12 Candidates: (2011: Total of 718 individual student results in 2 Unit courses, including 1 unit Studies of Religion) Over 53% of students achieved an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 90 or better with the Band Results for all Extension courses* College median being 90.2. This compares to 17% of candidates across the State achieving a rank over 90 2008 2009 2010 2011 and a State median of 69.25. Band 4 49 (47%) 42 (43.3%) 52 (50%) 51 (53%) 17 Students we listed in the All-Rounders Achievers List. Band 3 48 (46%) 53 (51.5%) 51 (49%) 44 (45.8%) This is the most the College has achieved. Eligibility is based on students achieving 90% or more in at least Band 2 7 (6%) 1 1 1 10 Units of Study. Band 1 1 1 0 0 A record number of nominations and placements in (2011: Total of 96 individual student results in Extension HSC Showcases and Exhibitions. courses) The percentage of Band 6 results achieved from exams sat is 35%. (287 from 814 exams sat). All-Rounders: 5 mentions in Top Performers in Course. There were 17 students named in the Premier’s All-rounders These results rank the College as the best performing List. These students scored 90 or better in 10 Units. They Catholic Boys School in the State and the highest were: ranked CAS School min New South Wales. Alexander Bain, Joshua Begbie, Anthony Carrozzi, Jonathan Chan, Park Fai Cheng, Harrison Collins, Warrick Deetlefs, The following table charts the College’s HSC Declan Johnston, Ken Koh, Benjamin Leighton, Oscar Lush, performance since 2006. Raymond Mak, Luke McAlpin, Andrew Mowbray, Zachary Parker, Jack Riisfeldt and Jack Stanton Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Top Achievers in Course: Total students 134 145 145 142 151 138 This is an area of continued improvement. Of particular Distinguished Achievers 165 198 258 236 275 287 note were: English Advanced: A close reading of the data supplied by the Board of Oscar Lush was placed 3rd in the State and Luke McAlpin Studies indicates that the results across the board were was ranked 5th in the State. This is an outstanding strong. This trend has been a pleasing feature of results in achievement as English is the only subject that all students recent years. Too often results can be measured by only are required to study. looking at the top students. There has been a pleasing History Extension: improvement in the performance of students of all abilities Luke McAlpin was 2nd in the State. reflecting in stronger means and the continued lack of a General Mathematics: “tail” in our results. Zachary Parker was 11th in the State. The following table reflects strong results across the top Studies of Religion 2 Unit: bands which fewer students outside the top 2 bands. In James Wilkinson was 6th in the State. 2011 we had a similar proportion of students in the top 2 bands for both 2 Unit and Extension subjects to 2010. In ATAR calculations: both cases the Class of 2011 had slightly more students in 8 students achieved an ATAR (Australian Tertiary the top band. Admission Rank) ranking above 99. A few others missed by the smallest of margins, with 37 students scoring between 95 and 99. St Aloysius’ College A Jesuit School for Boys _ Founded 1879 a l oy s i a d / page 27


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