When combined, our VCE and IBDP results confirm our position as the leading school in Bayside.


Congratulations to the class of 2017 on some excellent results in the VCE and IBDP

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Results

  • Lena Scally-Leprevost achieved a perfect score of 45/45 (ATAR 99.95), placing her in the top 0.02% of IBDP graduates in the world
  • Jack Doughty and Charlotte Raberger, the IBDP Proxime Accessits, achieved scores of 44/45 (ATAR 99.85)
  • Median ATAR of 95.90, placed 50% of students in the top 4.1% of students nationally
  • 82% of students achieved an ATAR of 90.00 or above
  • 100% of students achieved an ATAR of 80.00 or above

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Results

  • Liam Baker, the VCE Dux, achieved an ATAR of 98.80
  • Emma Pearson, the Proxime Accessit, achieved an ATAR of 97.60
  • Median ATAR of 81.50 placing 50% of students in the top 18.5% of students nationally

Combined IBDP and VCE results

  • Median ATAR of 87.40
  • 42% of students achieved an ATAR of 90.00 or above
  • 70% of all students achieved an ATAR of 80.00 or more placing them in the top 20% nationally
  • 35% of all study scores were greater than or equal to 40

*Students at St Leonard’s College choose either the VCE or the IBDP with both pathways providing year 12 graduates with an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

IBDP Dux

Lena Scally-Leprevost – IBDP score 45/45 (ATAR 99.95)

Lena made the most of every opportunity provided at St Leonard’s, contributing to a wide range of cocurricular programs. After joining the College in Year 7, she was involved in Debating, Music, House Activities and in 2017 she achieved a Silver Award in The Duke of Edinburgh. During her final year, Lena was also the coach of one of the College’s Under 11 Netball Teams.

Lena enjoyed great success in the classroom, receiving Full Academic Colours in years 10, 11 and 12. She was also awarded Subject Prizes for Biology and Mathematics in 2017, and her high level of performance across all subjects saw her awarded a perfect IBDP score of 45 (ATAR 99.95) which places her in the top 0.02% of IB graduates in the world.

Lena thanks her teachers for their support and guidance throughout her time at St Leonard’s College and her advice to future IB students is to ‘stay on top of things, start thinking about your Extended Essay as soon as possible and work hard in Year 11, because the exams cover both Year 11 and 12.

Lena has been offered a scholarship to study Medicine at Monash University.

IBDP Proxime Accessits

Charlotte Raberger and Jack Doughty

Charlotte Raberger IBDP score 44/45 (ATAR 99.85)

Charlotte was a consistently high-achieving student throughout her time at St Leonard’s, excelling both in and out of the classroom.  She threw herself into everything that was on offer. In addition to being a member of the backstage crew for the Senior School Musical and Senior School Play, Charlotte represented the College in Netball, Soccer, Touch Rugby, and Debating.

Charlotte’s contributions to leadership at the College included being a member of the Year 10 Committee, a
Year 11 Representative and she was elected as one of the House Sports Leaders in Year 12. In addition, she was awarded a Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award in 2015. In 2016, she was named as a University of Melbourne Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholar and in 2017 she received the Elspeth Bennett Art Prize.

Charlotte’s academic record is equally impressive. In addition to being awarded Academic Full Colours in years 10, 11 and 12, Charlotte was awarded subject prizes for English Language and Literature, Mathematics, Psychology and Visual Arts, and her high achievement across all subjects saw her awarded an IBDP score of 44 (ATAR 99.85); a score which places her in the top 1% of IB graduates worldwide.

Charlotte has received a scholarship to study Medicine at Monash University.

Jack Doughty – IBDP score 44/45 (ATAR 99.85)

Jack was a highly committed member of the St Leonard’s community throughout his time at the College. After joining the College in Year 8, he was involved in a wide range of activities and his contributions to and leadership in the College over many years was recognised when he was appointed Captain of Newman House in Year 12.

In years 10, 11 and 12, he received Academic Full Colours and in Year 12 he studied Economics (HL), Geography (HL), Mathematics, French and Chemistry and received the subject prize for IB English Language and Literature (HL).

Jack thanks all of his teachers and his advice to future IB students is to work out the study routines which best suit them and to complete the Extended Essay as soon as possible.

Jack balanced his busy academic load with participation in a range of cocurricular activities and was awarded Full Colours in Athletics and Half Colours in Futsal and Cross Country. He was also a member of the St Leonard’s team which won the National Championships in the Hillary Challenge.

Jack received a National Merit Scholarship and will study Commerce at the University of Melbourne.


VCE Dux

Liam Baker – ATAR 98.80

Liam joined St Leonard’s College in Year 7. During his time at the College, he became an accomplished student both in and out of the classroom.

Liam was not only an active member of the Debating Team throughout his schooling but he also represented the College in Hockey and Volleyball. Liam achieved success in the wide variety of academic extension programs on offer including the ICAS Science Competition, the Rio Tinto Big Science Competition, Tournament of the Minds and Future Problem Solving.

In addition to his cocurricular success, Liam excelled in the classroom, receiving Full Academic Colours in years 10, 11 and 12 and subject prizes for Literature, Physics and Mathematical Methods in Year 12.

Liam’s ATAR of 98.80 places him in the top 1.2% nationally and is a testament to his hard work and dedication throughout his time at the College.

Liam will study Engineering at Monash University.

VCE Proxime Accessit

Emma Pearson – ATAR 97.60

Emma was a very active participant in College life, from her involvement in Hart Theatre Company productions to being a key participant in the College’s music program and a dedicated member of Allen House. Her keen involvement in the cocurricular program also saw Emma represent the College in Tennis and Table Tennis and she was awarded Full Colours in Music and Half Colours in Drama. In her final year at the College, Emma was the Leader of the Symphony Orchestra and was awarded the Gold Medal for Outstanding Participation and Achievement for Allen House.

In addition to cocurricular success, Emma excelled in the classroom. She studied Chemistry, English, Mathematical Methods, Specialist Mathematics, Physical Education and Biology, which she completed in Year 11, and her academic strengths were recognised with a Year 10 Academic Excellence Award, Full Academic Colours in years 11 and 12 and she received the Bruce Humphries Science Award in 2017.

Emma’s favourite subject was Chemistry which has helped to prepare her for her study of Biomedical Science (Advanced with Honours) at Monash University.