Crunch time for Year 12s after challenging year as ATAR exams start

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It is go-time for Year 12 students across the region.

ATAR exams started yesterday with modern history students the first to put their knowledge to the test.

Subjects will be spread out across each weekday until the last exam on Friday, November 20.

It is the culmination of a challenging year for the class of 2020, with COVID-19 forcing them to study at home at the peak of WA’s restrictions.

At Albany Senior High School, the exam hall is ready to house students from five different schools.

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Students at North Albany Senior High School, St Joseph’s, Australian Christian College and Bethel Christian School will join ASHS students in the main hall for their exams.

Principal Jenny Firth said 109 students from the various schools would sit their final exams at ASHS this month. “Our students are well prepared and calm in the lead-up to these exams,” she said.

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