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HSC ACHIEVEMENTS

2021 HSC RESULTS SNAPSHOT

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We are very proud to celebrate our Graduating Class of 2021 and their outstanding results in the Higher School Certificate. Our graduates are an impressive group of caring, connected and courageous young people. As we congratulate these students, we celebrate the strength of our Arden community in its 100th year; where students are well known, well cared for and well taught. Congratulations to our Graduating Class of 2021!

Justin Beckett, Principal

ALL ROUND ACHIEVERS

ELISE DONA

KRISTABELLE OO

SIMON WILTON

87

MENTIONS ON THE NESA DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVERS LIST

99.55

HIGHEST ATAR

SIMON WILTON

85%

OF STUDENTS ACHIEVED BAND 5, BAND 6 OR EQUIVALENT

21%

OF RESULTS WERE A TOP BAND RESULT

31%

OF STUDENTS RECEIVED AN ATAR OVER 90

1ST & 6TH

IN STATE FOR INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

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The class of 2021 have shown incredible grit, courage and determination. In working positively with their teachers, they developed an excellent academic culture in support of one another over many years, which has resulted in excellent results across all subject areas. I congratulate these students on their outstanding efforts and look forward to seeing the positive contributions they will make to society.

Joshua Harnwell, Director of Teaching and Learning

TOP BAND STATISTICS

% of students achieving a Band 5 or 6 in each course

  • Ancient History 67% 67%
  • Biology 57% 57%
  • Business Studies 76% 76%
  • Chemistry 44% 44%
  • Community and Family Studies 55% 55%
  • Design and Technology 100% 100%
  • Drama 69% 69%
  • Engineering Studies 60% 60%
  • English Standard/Advanced 72% 72%
  • English Extension 1 100% 100%
  • English Extension 2 100% 100%
  • Food Technology 50% 50%
  • French Continuers 50% 50%
  • Geography 100% 100%
  • History Extension 100% 100%
  • Industrial Technology 71% 71%
  • Investigating Science 73% 73%
  • Legal Studies 62% 62%
  • Mathematics Standard 2 49% 49%
  • Mathematics Advanced 65% 65%
  • Mathematics Extension 1 60% 60%
  • Mathematics Extension 2 100% 100%
  • Modern History 70% 70%
  • Music 1 100% 100%
  • Music 2 83% 83%
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 79% 79%
  • Physics 46% 46%
  • Science Extension 100% 100%
  • Software Design and Development 50% 50%
  • Studies of Religion I 67% 67%
  • Visual Arts 86% 86%

ARDEN PERFORMS WELL COMPARED TO STATE AVERAGES

Exam average result compared to the State

ARDEN

STATE

  • Ancient History 81 / 71 81% 81%
  • 71% 71%
  • Biology 81 / 73 81% 81%
  • 73% 73%
  • Business Studies 83 / 73 83% 83%
  • 73% 73%
  • Chemistry 80 / 74 80% 80%
  • 74% 74%
  • Community and Family Studies 82 / 74 82% 82%
  • 74% 74%
  • Design and Technology 88 / 79 88% 88%
  • 79% 79%
  • Drama 83 / 79 83% 83%
  • 79% 79%
  • Engineering Studies 81 / 75 81% 81%
  • 75% 75%
  • English Standard 65 / 70 65% 65%
  • 70% 70%
  • English Advanced 82 / 82 82% 82%
  • 82% 82%
  • English Extension 1 44 / 42 88% 88%
  • 84% 84%
  • English Extension 2 42 / 40 84% 84%
  • 80% 80%
  • Food Technology 81 / 73 81% 81%
  • 73% 73%
  • Geography 90 / 76 90% 90%
  • 76% 76%
  • Industrial Technology 85 / 69 85% 85%
  • 69% 69%
  • Investigating Science 83 / 76 83% 83%
  • 76% 76%
  • Legal Studies 83 / 75 83% 83%
  • 75% 75%
  • Mathematics Standard 2 78 / 69 78% 78%
  • 69% 69%
  • Mathematics Extension 1 76 / 78 76% 76%
  • 78% 78%
  • Mathematics Advanced 79 / 78 79% 79%
  • 78% 78%
  • Mathematics Extension 2 80 / 83 80% 80%
  • 83% 83%
  • Modern History 82 / 73 82% 82%
  • 73% 73%
  • History Extension 42 / 39 84% 84%
  • 78% 78%
  • Music 1 91 / 81 91% 91%
  • 81% 81%
  • Music 2 86 / 88 86% 86%
  • 88% 88%
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 80 / 72 80% 80%
  • 72% 72%
  • Physics 79 / 75 79% 79%
  • 75% 75%
  • Science Extension 37 / 37 74% 74%
  • 74% 74%
  • Software Design and Development 80 / 74 80% 80%
  • 74% 74%
  • Studies of Religion I 43 / 37 86% 86%
  • 74% 74%
  • Visual Arts 88 / 81 88% 88%
  • 81% 81%
  • French Continuers 80 / 82 80% 80%
  • 82% 82%
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Arden’s Visual Arts HSC cohort of 2021 has excelled in both the artmaking and the theory aspect of this course to achieve these very impressive results. Their success is a testament to the diligence and enthusiasm they have shown over two years, developing technical expertise, conceptual depth and sophisticated critical writing skills. Special congratulations to Gareth Loh whose artwork was selected for inclusion in the prestigious NSW ArtExpress Exhibition.

Rob Riley, Head of Visual Arts

ARDEN’S TOP ACADEMIC ACHIEVERS

23 students achieved ATAR results of 90 or above

Caitlin Asper

Chloe Atteya

David Balodis

Samuel Bargwanna

Amy Davies

Elise Dona

Madeleine Farris

Daniel Gangell

Eloise Hawse

Tomas Koo

David Kowalcze

Andrew Kulagin

Lehan Kulatunga

Sean Ling

Gareth Loh

Trinity Macann

Kristabelle Oo

Sachi Parikh

Piper Stenz

Lily Swanton

Sarah Thomas

Simon Wilton

Samuel Wise

CONGRATULATIONS FOR YOUR NOMINATIONS IN HSC SHOWCASES

ONSTAGE (DRAMA)

James silsby

 

SHAPE (DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY)

EMILY CROWE

 

SHAPE (INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY MULTIMEDIA)

PIPER STENZ

 

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR SELECTION IN HSC SHOWCASE

ARTEXPRESS (VISUAL ARTS)

GARETH LOH