Our teachers know their students and work with them to help them realise their potential as learners. Our focus on authentic learning and authentic assessment ensures that we challenge our students to grow in their learning and achieve their personal best.

Throughout our community of Sydney Catholic schools, we have shown high performance of our students in measures such as NAPLAN and the HSC.

The College enjoys an outstanding reputation for academic excellence and students are constantly supported to challenge themselves academically by our highly experienced and professional staff.

St Ursula’s is consistently ranked in the top 100 schools in NSW as reported by The Sydney Morning Herald, and frequently records excellent results in state-wide exams.

Differentiated programs are offered to cater for all student needs, and learning is enhanced by international study tours and excursions.

2021 HSC results

  • 3 students on HSC Top Achievers list
  • 4 students named on the All-round Achievers Merit list for scoring Band 6 in 10 or more HSC units
  • 85 students received 193 mentions on the Distinguished Achievers list
  • 69th on the SMH list of Top 150 Schools in the State
  • 4th in all Sydney Systemic Catholic Schools
  • 94% of HSC courses scored above the State mean
  • Highest ATAR 99.65
  • 10 students placed first in their course within Sydney Catholic Schools
  • More than 30% of students received an ATAR above 90
  • More than 16% of students received an ATAR in the 80s
  • 67% offered early entry into university
  • 4 students selected for the SCS HSC Creative & Performing Arts Showcase
  • 3rd in all NSW systemic Catholic schools
  • 77th on the SMH list of Top 100 Schools in the State
  • 26.5% of students with ATARs over 90
  • 1 student on HSC Top Achievers list
  • 80 students (51%) received 172 mentions on the Distinguished Achievers list
  • 7 students on the All-round Achievers merit list
  • 60% offered early entry into university
  • 97% of HSC courses scored above the state mean
  • 2 students nominated and 1 student selected for ARTEXPRESS (Visual Arts)
  • 2 students selected for Art Rules (Visual Arts)
  • 2 students nominated and 1 student selected for Texstyle (Textiles and Design)
  • 1 student selected for Shape (Textiles and Design)
  • 66th school in the Top 100 Sydney Morning Herald list
  • 97% of HSC courses scored above the State mean
  • Five students in the HSC Top Achievers list
  • 78 students (44.8%) received 201 mentions (Band 6/E4) on the Distinguished Achievers list
  • Highest ATAR 99.85 – Taylor Colligan
  • More than 30% of students received an ATAR above 90
  • 10 students named on the All Rounders Merit list for scoring Band 6 in 10 or more HSC units
  • Two students nominated and one student selected for Art Express (HSC visual arts showcase)
  • One student nominated for Encore (HSC music showcase)
  • One student nominated for Callback (HSC dance show)

St Ursula’s College Class of 2019 achievements

  • 84th school in the Top 100 Sydney Morning Herald list
  • Three students placed 1st in NSW in English Standard, Business Services and Spanish Continuers
  • 30% of students received an ATAR above 90
  • 63 students appeared on the Distinguished Achievers list with 158 mentions
  • Two students selected for Art Express (visual arts showcase)
  • 97th school in the Top 100 Sydney Morning Herald list
  • Three students gained a state placing – 2nd in Korean Continuers, 7th in Business Studies and 16th in Mathematics General 2
  • Highest ATAR 99.5
  • 52 students appeared on the Distinguished Achievers list with 137 mentions
  • Student selected for Art Express (HSC visual arts showcase)
  • Student’s exemplary Musicology Viva Voce (Music 1) composition selected to be performed in Encore (HSC music showcase)
  • 75th school in the Top 100 Sydney Morning Herald list
  • Student placed 11th in state for Legal Studies
  • 24% of students received an ATAR above 90
  • Highest ATAR 98.75
  • 51 students appeared on the Distinguished Achievers list with 160 mentions
  • 88% of students gained a main round university placement
  • 63rd school in the Top 100 Sydney Morning Herald list
  • Three students gained a state placing – 1st in Croation Continuers (Saturday School of Community Languages), 4th in Legal Studies and 9th in English Advanced
  • 30% of students received an ATAR of 90 or above, with 14% gaining an ATAR of 95 or above
  • Highest ATAR 99.8
  • 61 students appeared on the Distinguished Achievers list with 171 mentions
  • Student selected for Art Express
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