Hundreds of Maitland students have officially wrapped up their schooling this week.
Final HSC exams take place on Friday, and the consensus from Maitland Christian School is that while the kids felt the exams were fair, they’re definitely glad it’s over.
“The formal is on Tuesday, I’m looking forward to celebrating with them,” year advisor Nick Coller said.
A smaller than usual cohort of 17 students from Maitland Christian School sat the exams this year, which Mr Coller said allowed for more one-on-one time with teachers.
He said the students came out of the exams feeling more confident in some subjects than others, mainly due to their own strengths and weaknesses rather than the difficulty of the exams.
At Maitland High School, year adviser Leanne Cox said the feedback she received was that the Maths Extension paper was a bit trickier than expected, but the majority of the students felt they did okay.
She said the students who have already finished their timetable were certainly smiling when they came out of their last exams.
“They’ve been pushing very hard for a long time, so it will be nice for them to relax now,” she said.
Ms Cox said she was very proud of the students, having been their year adviser since they started high school.
“They were little ducklings then and now they’re gorgeous swans.”
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