A large group of 164 students from Years 3–11 at St Andrew’s College completed the ICAS examinations in a new online format, achieving outstanding success.
Between them, seven students won nine Gold Awards for achieving the top score in New Zealand in their subject area.
Gemma Lewis (Year 10) achieved an incredible three Gold Awards, in Digital Technologies, Science and Mathematics. She was also an ICAS Gold Medal winner in 2017 (Year 7 – Digital Technology) and in 2019 (Year 9 – Science).
Other outstanding Gold Award winners were Toby Harvie (Year 11 – Mathematics) who was also an ICAS Gold Medal winner in 2015 (Year 6 – Writing), Callum Lockhart (Year 11 – Science), James Hart (Year 9 – Science), Ryan Gu (Year 8 – Digital Technologies), Matthew Bluck (Year 7 – Science), and Chloe Sha (Year 3 – English).
Rector Christine Leighton was delighted with the excellent results. “This reflects the capability and potential of top academic students at St Andrew’s College, supported by the encouragement and guidance of their teachers. It is great that our students have this opportunity to test their knowledge and skill against other students in New Zealand across a range of subject areas. At St Andrew’s, we value this opportunity to recognise and acknowledge outstanding academic success.”
Seven St Andrew's College students won nine Gold Awards for achieving the top score in New Zealand in their subject area.