Exceptionally strong 2018 HSC results have CCGS ranked at number 56 in the top 100 NSW schools, an improvement of 27 places from 2017.
- 5% of our students achieved an ATAR over 99
- 18% of our students achieved an ATAR over 95
- 31% achieved an ATAR over 90
- 43% achieved an ATAR over 85
- 55% achieved an ATAR over 80
- 53% of our students were noted on the NSW Education Standards Authority Distinguished Achievers list for achieving a Band 6 in 1 or more of their subjects
- Seven students (Emily Brooks, Emelia Corlett, Emma Farncomb, Elena Khoury, Zoe Mitchell, Indigo Neville and Jake Vernon-Elliot) were honoured by inclusion in the NSW Education Standards Authority All Rounders list for achieving Band 6 in 10 or more units of study.
- Four students (Emelia Corlett, Elena Khoury, Zoe Mitchell and Jake Vernon-Elliot) were named Top Achievers in eight subjects. Top Achievers represent the students who achieved one of the highest places in their subject.
- Outstanding performances were recorded in Society and Culture with Zoe Mitchell ranking 1st and two other students ranking in the top 7 in the state out of 4,500 students. Max Goring was one of 14 students in this subject to be awarded a High Distinction for his Personal Interest Project, which investigated the erosion of civil liberties in Australia and the United States.
- In the Sciences 26% of students gained Band 6 results in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with Jake Vernon-Elliot ranking 2nd in the state in Biology.
- Within the Performing Arts across the subjects of Music, Drama and Dance, 55% of students gained Band 6 results with a record number of 16 nominations from the NSW Education Standards Authority. Stephanie Macdougall, an exceptionally talented dancer received 2 selections to perform in the HSC Dance showcase.
- In the area of Industrial Technology four students (Haci Can, Gianni Ferrazzano, Jack Kemp and James Trethewy) received nominations from the NSW Education Standards Authority for the Industrial Technology exhibition.