HSC Results

Fort Street’s outstanding reputation for academic excellence is reflected in the consistently high results that students achieve in the Higher School Certificate. Ninety-five percent of students proceed from school immediately to university studies with 80% of the year 12 cohort achieving an ATAR in the 90's. Our highest achievers are recognised and celebrated at Speech Day each year.

HSC Results

Our students continue as individuals and in groups to be outstanding academic achievers. In 2018 twenty four Fortians featured on the HSC Top All-rounders List.

2018 HSC Results

Class of 2018 – TOP ALL ROUNDERS

2018 Top All Rounders

This list acknowledges students who achieved in the highest performance band in 10 or more units in the HSC.

John BivellYasmin KirkDavid Ting
Harry BrookRachel LeeJulian Van Gerwen
Vincent ChenMarina LiAlan Vien
Morris ChengAnnaliese McGuirkWilliam Wang
Samantha ChiaAdrian MokAaron Winata
Claire FanSai Nehal NukalaMax Xue
Leonardo FanZachary SomySummer Zhang
Cole JohnsonSimon TangSkyler Zou

First in Course

In 2018 the following students achieved first place in course Higher School Certificate:

John BivellEconomics1st

Top Achievers in Course

The top achievers in Course list indicates the students who achieved in the top 5, 10 or 20 places (depending on overall size) for each HSC course.

Cole JohnsonEnglish Advanced4th
Cole JohnsonLegal Studies14th
Moss JohnstonHistory Extension9th
Erika KoitEnglish Advanced5th
Anson LeeInformation Processes and Technology 2nd
Julian Van GerwenBiology14th
L to R: Julian Van Gerwen (Dux) Cole Johnson & John Bivell (=2nd)

 

HSC Showcases

Each year the Board of Studies showcases outstanding student work in a series of exhibitions and showcases. In 2017 the nominated & selected Fortians were:

ONSTAGE – Drama

Vanessa LamIndividual PerformanceNominated

WordExpress – English Extension 2

John BivellCritical WritingShowcased

COURSE DATA

In 2018 157 Year 12 students and 44 accelerants undertook study in 32 NSW Board of Studies Developed Courses (including one school-based Vocational Education Course).

Of the 157 Year 12 students sitting HSC examinations, 91 students received a result in the highest band possible for two or more courses and are recognised on the NSW Education Standards Authority Distinguished Achievers List.

The 2018 results reflect strong performances particularly in:

  • 100% of candidates in Earth & Environmental Science, Geography, Information Processes and Technology, Japanese Continuers, Music 2, Music Extension, PDHPE, and Visual Arts achieved in Bands 5 and 6.
  • Chinese in Context – 3 students received Band 6 (75% of the cohort)
  • Earth and Environmental Science – 4 students received Band 6 (44% of the cohort)
  • English Extension 1 – 22 Students received E4 ( 57% of cohort)
  • English Extension 2 – 9 Students received E4 ( 52% of cohort)
  • Information Processes and Technology – 7 students received Band 6 (63% of the cohort)
  • Japanese Continuers- 3 students received Band 6 (50% of the cohort)
  • Japanese Extension- 2 students received Band 6 (66% of the cohort)
  • Legal Studies – 11 students received Band 6 (47% of the cohort)
  • Mathematics 2U – 70 students received Band 6 (61% of the cohort)
  • Mathematics Extension 1 – 58 students received E4 (59% of the cohort)
  • Mathematics Extension 2 – 17 students received E4 (46% of the cohort)
  • Modern History – 11 students received Band 6 (50% of the cohort)
  • PDHPE – 9 students received Band 6 (75% of the cohort)