Girton VCE Students Excel


15th December 2017

Girton Grammar School in Bendigo has achieved outstanding VCE results with a median ATAR score of 83 and 55% of its Year 12 VCE students ranking in the top 20% of the State.

Headmaster of Girton Grammar School, Mr Matthew Maruff, said that teachers were immensely proud of the graduating Year 12 cohort who had worked hard to earn their outstanding results.

“This group of students has supported one another and created an environment of optimism and discipline that has served them well.  They have become a very close group who have struck a healthy balance between enjoying their final year at school and being accountable for their own academic output.”

“Our teachers and parents also need to be acknowledged in these excellent VCE results. They have instilled belief in the students and provided feedback and care along the way,” he said.

Five students achieved ATARs above 99:

  • Alexander Nielsen achieved a perfect ATAR of 99.95
  • Alexander O’Shea achieved an ATAR of 99.55
  • Jake Fletcher also achieved an ATAR of 99.55
  • Milos Babovic achieved an ATAR of 99.35
  • Hritik John achieved an ATAR of 99.25

Other VCE highlights for Girton Grammar School are as follows:

  • 5% of Girton’s students finished in the top 1% of the State
  • 18% of Girton’s students finished in the top 5% of the State
  • 35% of Girton’s students finished in the top 10% of the State
  • 55% of Girton’s students finished in the top 20% of the State
  • 96% of Girton’s students finished in the top 50% of the State
  • 2 students achieved perfect scores of 50 in individual subjects:
    Alexander Nielsen (French) and Jarrod Slot (Systems Engineering).

“I am immensely pleased that the desire to learn is so evident in this year’s VCE results and I hope we have established the foundations for a lifelong love of learning.

“It is important that we prepare our students to attain their personal goals and that students leave Girton with a strong social conscience and aspirations to keep developing personally and intellectually,” he said.