Western Australia

ATAR exams begin for thousands of WA students

The first written ATAR course examinations start on November 1 2017 with 15,656 Western Australian students sitting at least one exam over the next four weeks.

The first exams – Children, Family and the Community and Physics – start at 9.20am, followed by Modern History and Plant Production Systems.

Ancient History and Japanese will be the last exams on Tuesday, November 21 2017.

In total, 51 written exams will be taken and 13,443 students will sit four or more.

The oldest student to sit an exam is 61 years old and the youngest is 14, with 152 Year 11 students and two Year 10 students enrolled in at least one ATAR exam.

The subjects with the most enrolments are English (11,284), Mathematics Applications (9,168), Chemistry (5,062), Human Biology (4,923) and Mathematics Methods (4,370).

Baldivis Secondary College and Butler College will have students sitting ATAR exams for the first time.

Students can access results online from Tuesday, December 19 2017.

Source: WA Government