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Congratulations to Old Scholar, Mimona Abdalla

Posted by Thomas More College on 21 May 2018
Congratulations to Old Scholar, Mimona Abdalla

Mimona Adballa the winner of the Multicultural Youth South Australia Spirit of Resilience Award!

Congratulations to TMC old scholar, Mimona Abdalla! What an absolutely amazing, however not surprising, achievement by Mimona


Mimona Abdalla, 19 of Salisbury East, migrated to Australia at a young age, whilst learning English and overcoming racism. Mimona's experiences motivated her to found Women of MYSA and co-organise last year's Miss Africa Event. Mimona participates in the Salisbury Youth Council and is currently studying Health and Medical Science. She recently returned to Sudan, establishing English classes, and wishes to practise medicine there soon.

 

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Palm Sunday Liturgy

Posted by Thomas More College on 26 March 2018
Palm Sunday Liturgy

This morning at TMC, we celebrated the feast of Palm Sunday in a whole school liturgy.

Palm Sunday is the final Sunday of Lent, the beginning of Holy Week, and commemorates the triumphant arrival of Christ in Jerusalem, days before he was crucified.

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Year 8 Camp

Posted by Thomas More College on 2 March 2018
Year 8 Camp
Year 8 Camp is over for another year. Our second group of campers have safely returned from their time on the River, having experienced new adventures and made new friends. The students spent time problem solving, creating and having pure fun! We look forward to hearing MORE about their adventures in the coming weeks.
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Uni Offers are just around the corner!

Posted by Thomas More College on 15 January 2018

To all of our recently Graduated Year 12 Students and families, a little bit of helpful advice and tips from UniSA.

With university offers fast approaching, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you about key resources to assist your year 12 students and their parents throughout this period. Our offers release instructional video discusses alternative options in case your students don't receive the offer they were hoping for.

Please click on the link to find out more.

UniSA 

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Amazing 2017 SACE Results

Posted by Thomas More College on 21 December 2017
Amazing 2017 SACE Results

As a community we celebrate the outstanding success achieved by the students at Thomas More College in their SACE Stage 2 results for 2017.

This is the result of 13 years of education and therefore should be something that we all celebrate.


A snapshot of our 2017 Stage 2 results are as follows:


This year our community has achieved a 100% SACE Completion. This means that every student that completed Year 12 also achieved their Year 12 SACE Certificate. An outstanding 4.93% improvement from 2016.
By way of comparison the State Average was 97.33%.


We are pleased to announce that Thi Thu Nguyet NGUYEN is Dux for 2017. She obtained an ATAR of 99.45. This is an outstanding achievement.

2017 Merit List

Lara Craig-Follese A+ with Merit English Literary Studies

Students with A+ Achievements

  • Taylor Coventry A+ Research Project B
  • Jacob Edwards A+ Research Project B
  • Danijella Lehman A+ Visual Arts Design
  • Thi Thu Nguyet Nguyen A+ in each of the following 4 subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics

We congratulate these students and their subject teachers.

17 students achieved an ATAR in excess of 90.

  • Thi Thu Nguyet Nguyen 99.45
  • Lara Craig-Follese 98.65
  • Samuel Siby 97.55
  • Thi Thanh Thao Tran 97.50
  • Jacinta Gilbert 97.30
  • Taylor Coventry 96.25
  • Hanh Ngoc Nguyen 95.50
  • Saurav Huli 94.10
  • Danijella Lehman 94.10
  • Cherry Duangphachanh 93.50
  • Nam Nguyen 93.50
  • Emma Innes 92.75
  • Lynda Sok 92.45
  • Sheila Quipanes 92.25
  • Blake Hand 91.55
  • Han Nguyen 91.50
  • Steven Nguyen 90.05

118 of our Stage Two students gained an ATAR.

  • The median ATAR was 71.9 (1.55 increase from 2016)
  • ATAR 90-99 17 students (11.1%)
  • ATAR 80-89 31 students (20.4%)
  • 34 (22%) students who were not eligible for an ATAR gained their SACE Certificate.
  • 35 Stage 2 students with Cert 3 or higher (23% students) used VET qualifications to achieve the SACE.
  • 1 Vanier Unit student completed their SACE
  • 39 of our students achieved their SACE with 50 extra credits (250 credits or more)

In Brief

In 2017 with our overall SACE results have improved again we have a number of key celebrations for the College.
For the first time in our College's history 100% of our students received their SACE
21% of students achieved in the A band for at least one of their subjects
We can see a significant shift in the attainment of our students with a much larger percentage of students achieving a B grade or better.
Significant increase in the median ATAR to 71
Engagement in VET studies is growing in contributing to our students' successful completion of the SACE

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017 as well as all of those who supported them. We the staff and wider community, wish you every success in the future as you Learn More, Live More and Be More.

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