Hunter students out of the blocks for first Higher School Certificate exam

Helen Gregory
Updated October 30 2018 - 6:47pm, first published October 18 2018 - 6:00am
End of an era: Courtney Lawrence and Amelia Lewis said they have mixed feelings about finishing 13 years of schooling. Picture: Marina Neil
End of an era: Courtney Lawrence and Amelia Lewis said they have mixed feelings about finishing 13 years of schooling. Picture: Marina Neil

HUNTER students are feeling “surprisingly calm” ahead of the Higher School Certificate written exams starting on Thursday, saying they are hoping the papers are similar to the trial tests.

Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting.

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