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Higher School Certificate

Frensham HSC 2019

Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) highlights
  • Imogen Senior achieved Frensham’s top ATAR of 99.80
  • 10% of Year 12 achieved an ATAR above 97
  • 37% of Year 12 achieved an ATAR above 90
  • 33 students achieved an ATAR above 87.2
  • Three students gained a Premier’s Award for ‘top Band’ results in at least 10 units: Imogen Senior, Elvira Berzins and Georgia Kelleher
  • Extension studies were undertaken by 33% of Year 12 (with excellent results)
    (English, Mathematics, History, Languages, Music, Science are the Extension courses offered in NSW)
  • Frensham was ranked 7th in NSW for Mathematics Standard 1-2 results
  • Top Course Results (/100):
    • Agriculture – Amelia Hickson (97 – 5th in NSW), Joanna Hicks (95)
    • Ancient History – Attica Darling (95)
    • Business Studies – Arabella Andreas (95), Georgia Kelleher (95)
    • Chemistry – Imogen Senior (96)
    • Design & Technology – Georgia Kelleher (96), Eleanor Swan (Yr 10) (95),
    • Miranda McGufficke (95), Harriet Taylor (95)
    • Drama – Adelaide Darvall (95)
    • English Advanced – Imogen Senior (98 – 6th in NSW)
    • French Continuers – Imogen Senior (95)
    • Mathematics Extension 1 – Imogen Senior (96)
    • Mathematics Standard 2 – Phoebe O’Connell (97), Maggie McKittrick (96), Mia Coupland (95), Charlotte Lalak (95)
    • Music 1 – Lucy Hayes (97), Sarah Jancewicz (97), Adelaide Darvall (96), Alexandra Hill (96), Holly Webster (96), Harriet Taylor (95)
    • PDHPE – Annabelle Hickson (95 – 11th in NSW)
    • Visual Arts – Elvira Berzins (97), Harriet Taylor (97), Annabelle Hickson (97),Amelia Hickson (96)
Distinguished Achievers

Distinguished Achievers are students with results in the top Band in a particular subject. (Band 6 level - 90+/100 in 2 unit courses or E4 level - 45+/50 in Extension courses)

Frensham’s HSC cohort comprised 64 Year 12 students and one Year 10 accelerated student
71% of Year 12 gained at least one ‘top Band’ result
30.44% of Frensham results vs 5.47% (median in NSW) were in the ‘top Band’

  • Katerina Aleksov: Drama, Visual Arts, Design & Technology
  • Isabella Allen: Design & Technology
  • Arabella Andreas: Design & Technology, Business Studies
  • Sophie Arnott: Design & Technology, PDHPE
  • Elvira Berzins: Ancient History, English Advanced, English Extension 1, English Extension 2, Music 2, Visual Arts; Premier’s Award: ‘All-Round Achiever’
  • Adele Bouniol-Laffont: Ancient History, Drama, Modern History, French Extension (2018), French Continuers (2017)
  • Mia Coupland: Business Studies, Design & Technology, Mathematics Standard 2, Visual Arts
  • Attica Darling: Ancient History, Biology, Drama
  • Adelaide Darvall: Drama, English Advanced, Music 1
  • Harriet Darvall: Visual Arts
  • Isabella Gale: Design & Technology, Visual Arts
  • Rebecca Glanville: Visual Arts
  • Emily Gubbins: Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1, Visual Arts
  • Lucy Hayes: Design & Technology, Music 1, Visual Arts
  • Joanna Hicks: Agriculture, English Advanced
  • Amelia Hickson: Agriculture, Biology, English Advanced, Visual Arts
  • Annabelle Hickson: Biology, English Advanced, PDHPE, Visual Arts
  • Alexandra Hill: Music 1
  • Hayley Hunter: Music 1
  • Lillian Ives: Visual Arts
  • Sarah Jancewicz: Music 1
  • Georgia Kelleher: Biology, Business Studies, Design & Technology, English Advanced, Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1; Premier’s Award: ‘All-Round Achiever’
  • Charlotte Lalak: Mathematics Standard 2
  • Stella Leon: Mathematics Standard 2
  • Alexandra Maciver: English Advanced, English Extension 1
  • Gina McGinnis: English Extension 1
  • Miranda McGufficke: Agriculture, Design & Technology, Visual Arts
  • Maggie McKittrick: Mathematics Standard 2, PDHPE
  • Sophie McLean: Drama
  • Francesca Milner: Visual Arts
  • Harper Northam: English, English Extension 1, English Extension 2, Visual Arts
  • Phoebe O’Connell: Mathematics Standard 2, PDHPE
  • Georgina Ridge: Mathematics, PDHPE
  • Sophie Robertson: Business Studies, PDHPE
  • Olivia Salkeld: Agriculture, Business Studies
  • Lucille Schmidt: Visual Arts
  • Imogen Senior: Chemistry, English Advanced, English Extension 1, English Extension 2, French Continuers, Mathematics Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2; Premier’s Award: ‘All-Round Achiever’
  • India Shead: Biology, English Advanced, English Extension 2, Mathematics Extension 1, Modern History
  • Sophie Sheehan: Design & Technology
  • Eleanor Swan (Year 10): Design & Technology
  • Harriet Taylor: Design & Technology, Music 1, PDHPE, Visual Arts
  • Bardie Thompson: Mathematics Standard 2
  • Amelia Thomson: Agriculture, PDHPE
  • Holly Webster: Mathematics Standard 2, Music 1
  • Jacqueline Wilkins: Visual Arts
  • Augusta Wyrzykowski: Visual Arts
Higher School Certificate Highlights
  • Nominated for ENCORE HSC Concert (Music): Adelaide Darvall (Singing); Hayley Hunter, Sarah Jancewicz, Harriet Taylor (Music 1 - Musicology Elective - Viva Voce) – all selected
  • Nominated for ARTEXPRESS HSC Exhibition (Visual Arts): Elvira Berzins (selected), Harriet Darvall (selected), Isabella Gale, Rebecca Glanville, Amelia Hickson, Annabelle Hickson (selected), Lillian Ives (selected), Harriet Taylor, Jacqueline Wilkins, Augusta Wyrzykowski
  • Nominated for SHAPE HSC Exhibition (Design & Technology): Katerina Aleksov, Isabella Gale, Sophie Sheehan, Eleanor Swan (Year 10)
  • Nominated for ONSTAGE Performance (Drama): Monologues: Adelaide Darvall, Sophie McLean. HSC Group Performance: Katerina Aleksov, Adele Bouniol-Laffont, Adelaide Darvall, Zoe Renowden
Frensham Year 12 2019 ~ Other Highlights
  • National Art School’s HSC Intensive Studio Practice (selective entry): Katerina Aleksov, Isabella Allen, Georgina Guilfoyle, Miranda McGufficke (distinction), Lucille Schmidt, Bardie Thompson (distinction), Augusta Wyrzykowski (distinction)
  • Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award: Teya Blunck, Emily Gubbins, Amelia Hickson, Alexandra Hill, Hayley Hunter, Miranda McGufficke, Phoebe O’Connell, Chelsea Pernice, Ella Pernice, Harriet Taylor
  • Australian Geography Competition Distinction Award: Gina McGinnis
  • IGSSA Athletics Team: Chelsea Pernice (Long Jump), Alexandra Maciver (Javelin)
  • NSW Interschools Equestrian Championships: Frensham was Champion School (Year 12 members): Charlotte Lalak, Emily Gubbins, Zoe Renowden, Olivia Salkeld
  • NSW Team Captain for National Championships: Charlotte Lalak (2* Eventing)
  • NSW Interschools Snowsports National level competitors: Teya Blunck, Emily Gubbins, Chelsea Pernice
  • AMEB Music Studies at Grade 6+ level: Elvira Berzins, Mia Coupland, Kate Crawford, Adelaide Darvall, Emily Gubbins, Lucy Hayes, Joanna Hicks, Alexandra Hill, Hayley Hunter, Sarah Jancewicz, Isobel McLean, Harper Northam, Imogen Senior, India Shead, Harriet Taylor, Georgie Tooth, Holly Webster
  • City of Sydney Eisteddfod: 1st Female Choirs U19. Frensham Madrigals (Year 12 members): Mia Coupland, Adelaide Darvall, Alexandra Hill, Hayley Hunter, Sarah Jancewicz, Georgie Tooth, Holly Webster
  • Mittagong ANZAC DAY Service, Youth Address: Sophie McLean, India Shead
  • Virginia Cuppaidge Scholarship (Visual Arts): Elvira Berzins
  • Ruby Mowle Scholarship (Music): Sarah Jancewicz
  • Roma Dix Scholarship (Musicianship): Elvira Berzins
  • 2019 ADF Long Tan Youth Leadership & Teamwork Award: Georgie Tooth
  • Certificate III in Fashion Design (Whitehouse Institute): Katerina Aleksov
  • United Nations Youth Young Diplomats National Conference (student leader) & Young Diplomats Tour, Europe: Ella Pernice
  • Agriculture – Young Judges State Final (Fruit and Vegetable): Miranda McGufficke – Reserve Champion
  • Sydney Royal Easter Show, Herdsman Competition, 1st PlaceFrensham Show Cattle Team (Year 12 members): Olivia Salkeld, Emily Williams, Isabella Ross

~ Frensham Year 12, 2019 ~

Congratulations on your achievements, leadership and contribution!