Fort Street’s outstanding reputation for academic excellence is reflected in the consistently high results that students achieve in the Higher School Certificate. Our highest achievers are recognised and celebrated at Speech Day each year.


Our students continue as individuals and in groups to be outstanding academic achievers. In 2019 seventeen Fortians featured on the HSC Top All-rounders List.

2019 Top All Rounders

Bailey, LucyHawi, GeorgioJohnstone, Chantelle
Chan, RachelHearne, RosemaryLee, Reina
Chen, BettyHinton, GemmaSiu, Rachel
Collins, FinneganHuang,  BonnieTanawade, Aarohi
Elwig-Pollock, AidanHwang, AlisonTran, Felix
Jia, FrankWu, Patrick


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.

Felicity CharlsAccelerated Maths6th
Gemma HintonPDHPE6th
Mali WoodsInvestigating Science4th


HSC Showcases

Each year the Board of Studies showcases outstanding student work in a series of exhibitions and showcases. In 2019 the nominated  Fortians were:


Julien Parry (Script)Nominated and selected


ENCORE – Music

Luca TropeaNominated
Patrick VastaniNominated
Michelle WangNominated
Patrick WuNominated


Ashley ChallinorNominated and selected
Hazel DuwenbeckNominated and selected