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A message from outgoing Principal, Barbara Watkins, and incoming Principal, Lauren Brooks, regarding the 2023 SACE Stage 2 results.

Congratulations to our Dux and Proxime

Congratulations to our Merit Recipients

Merits 2023

Highlights of Achievements for the Class of 2023

  • All of our Year 12 students gained their South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE).
  • 13 University courses were studied by Year 12 students throughout 2023 resulting in Distinctions or High Distinctions.
  • Our students achieved 48 Merits.
  • Our students achieved 126 A+ grades.
  • Our students achieved 61.9% of grades in the A band.
  • Our students achieved 93.2% of grades in the A and B band.
  • The average ATAR was 87.0 and the median score was 89.9.
  • Zara Carney achieved our highest ATAR score (99.9).
  • 10 students (6.9% of the cohort) achieved an ATAR of 99 or above, placing them in the top 1% of the State.
  • 48 students (33.3% of the cohort) achieved an ATAR of 95 or above, placing them in the top 5% of the State.
  • 71 students (49.3% of the cohort) achieved an ATAR of 90 or above, placing them in the top 10% of the State.

Stories to celebrate from the Class of 2023

Mia receives award for excellence

Congratulations to Mia Eliseo who has received a Governor of South Australia Commendation. Read More

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Success subject: Class of 2023 excels in "Activating Identities and Futures"

At Saint Ignatius' College, the Class of 2023 has reached remarkable success through the innovative Activating Identities and Futures (AIF) pilot subject. Read More

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Celebrating exceptional outcomes in music

Five students from the Class of 2023 are going on to pursue tertiary studies in music, three of whom will be studying at the renowned Elder Conservatorium of Music. Watch the interview with Ben Trenerry who will commence a Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) at the Conservatorium in 2024.

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Career begins at school for future plumber Ethan

Ethan Valente is another step closer to his career in plumbing after graduating from Saint Ignatius’ College with the Class of 2023. He began his career journey in Year 11 when he completed the VET course, Construction Pathways at TAFE, alongside his SACE studies. Read More

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Personal best: Former dux mentors students towards academic success

Saint Ignatius’ College students keen to achieve their absolute best in Chemistry, Maths, and Physics enlisted the help of Old Ignatian Zac Anderson (Class of 2022) as they prepared for their final exams. Read More

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Preparing young adults to make the world brighter

As Year 12 students at Saint Ignatius' College in Adelaide completed their South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), they experienced learning that extended far beyond traditional academics. Read More

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