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    Private schools

    I know a lot of people here go to public schools but asking for a friend: What is the atmosphere/environment like at private girls schools like Pymble Ladies College, Abbotsleigh, PLC Sydney, SCEGGS, Meriden, Queenwood, Wenona etc? Are private schools really better than public schools (not just...
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    HSC Maths

    What if you take advanced and ext 1 only - do all three units count towards your atar (assuming you do well in both courses)?
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    HSC Maths

    Wait so you can drop maths advanced but still take ext 1 and 2?
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    Year 11 English texts

    Do all schools have the same set texts for Year 11 English (Advanced/Extension) or do schools get to choose their own texts?
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    HSC Maths

    If you take Maths Advanced, Extension 1 and Extension 2 in Year 12, does Maths Advanced not count towards your ATAR?
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    Y11 subject selection

    I'm thinking of taking the following subjects for Year 11 next year: - 3U English - 2U/3U Maths - Economics - Biology - Chemistry - French Would this be a feasible combination? To be honest, I'm not that keen on taking chemistry, but I've heard that it opens a lot of opportunities after high...
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    Do I have a chance of getting a leadership role?

    I see, so if the school I'm moving to has a similar selection time frame then I'd only get to run for Y12 SRC in term 3 of Y11. Doesn't seem like I'd have a lot of time to make myself stand out as a qualified candidate unless I somehow managed to make friends with everyone in my year during the...
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    Do I have a chance of getting a leadership role?

    Thank you for replying! I have a few more questions: 1. How many people in a year group tend to be part of the SRC on average? 2. When does the selection process typically happen? Like if it's at the start of the year then obviously I wouldn't have much of a chance compared to other people 3...
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    Do I have a chance of getting a leadership role?

    Hi, this is my first post so apologies if I've posted it in the wrong forum. I'm an international student looking to transfer to an Australian high school next year for Year 11 entry (in 2021). What are my chances of getting selected for a leadership role in either Year 11 or Year 12? I believe...