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Final Countdown to the Release of Year 12 Results

The wait for final results is almost over for Queensland’s 50,000 history-making Year 12s.

Graduates will be able to log on from 9am 19 December to access their results online.

Independent Schools Queensland Executive Director David Robertson encouraged the state’s 50,000 Year 12 graduates, particularly the more than 10,000 from independent schools, to view their final results as a starting point to map their future.

“For some students, their goals – be it university, skills training, employment or a gap year – and pathway will be clear. For others reaching their goal may involve a less direct route, but students can access a range of support to help them at this important life juncture,” he said.

Mr Robertson said the Class of 2020 had earned its place in Queensland’s history books as the first to start high school in Year 7 and the first to graduate under the new Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) system.

“They were also the first seniors in modern history to complete their final year of school during a global pandemic and adapt to the many challenges it created such as studying from home, disrupted sporting seasons, and modified formals, graduation ceremonies and end-of-school celebrations,” he said.

“The entire state is behind them, wishing them well for the future.”

Queensland Independent Schools Parents Network Executive Officer Justine Cirocco said the release of Year 12 results was also a big day for parents and carers, some of whom may be feeling just as nervous as their children.

“Whatever the outcomes, there’s plenty of information and guidance to help parents support their young people through this post-school transition period. Talk to your school career guidance officers, QTAC and other education providers about the opportunities available and application deadlines.”

Independent school senior leaders shared a final message of support and encouragement with the Class of 2020 in this social media video.

For the first time, university hopefuls will receive an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) instead of an Overall Position (OP). ATARs are calculated and released by the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Students will also be able to access their final subject and course results and, if eligible, their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). These statements are prepared and released by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA).

QCAA and QTAC have put together a range of useful information for Year 12s and their families.

Media contact | Justine Nolan | 0428 612 315 | jnolan@isq.qld.edu.au

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