SMGS Celebrates Outstanding Achievements in the 2023 HSC Results

Snowy Mountains Grammar School is delighted to announce the exceptional academic accomplishments of our 2023 Year 12 cohort. Our students have demonstrated remarkable dedication and prowess across a diverse range of subjects, reflecting the comprehensive education SMGS provides.

Distinguished Achievers (3 or more Band 6 results):

  • Blyss Burke
  • Abbey Evans
  • Ruby Smith

NESA All Round Achiever (5 Band 6 results):

  • Ruby Smith

NESA Distinguished Achievers Merit List (one or more Band 6 results):

  • Blyss Burke: English Advanced, Legal Studies, Music 1, PDHPE
  • Chloe Chilcott: Design and Technology
  • Jessica Dawson: Mathematics Advanced (Achieved in 2022), Physics
  • Joseph Egger: Design and Technology
  • Abbey Evans: Business Studies, English Advanced, PDHPE
  • Olivia Henley: Music 1
  • Georgia Henness: Business Studies, Design and Technology
  • Spedding Pearce: Design and Technology
  • Genevieve Ross: Geography, Visual Arts
  • Ruby Smith: Business Studies, English Advanced, Legal Studies, Modern History, PDHPE
  • Harry Willsmer: Biology

Subject Band 6/E4 results in:

  • Biology (1)
  • Business Studies (3)
  • Design and Technology (4)
  • English Advanced (3)
  • Geography (1)
  • Legal Studies (2)
  • Mathematics Advanced (1)
  • Modern History (1)
  • Music 1 (2)
  • PDHPE (3)
  • Physics (1)
  • Visual Arts (1)

Subject results:

  • 11 students achieved Band 6 results
  • Over 50% of subjects offered achieved Band 6 results
  • 71% of students achieved results in the Top 2 bands

Career Pathways:

  • 80% of students applied for university (79% received an early offer in a broad range of courses)
  • 14% of students applying for TAFE
  • 6% of students have alternative plans

Sydney Morning Herald NSW Ranking

  • Improved state ranking from 157th in 2022 to 150th in 2023

In recognising our students’ hard work and commitment, we acknowledge that not all achieved Band 6 results. However, their exceptional efforts in advancing to higher bands, such as Band 4 and Band 5, reflect their commitment to personal growth.

The individual improvements witnessed in all students this year are a testament to their hard work and determination to succeed. We extend our heartfelt thanks to our staff for guiding our students through their HSC journey and to the parents and carers who have been there every step of the way.

Congratulations to the 2023 Year 12 cohort for their outstanding achievements. We take immense pride in all you have accomplished and extend our best wishes as you enter the next exciting chapter of your lives.

For further information, please contact:

Brooke Darlington

Marketing and Communications Manager