For the class of 2020, this year was always going to be stressful and strenuous.
That’s expected. But this was not.
The global pandemic has caused extensive disruption to Year 12 students, who are now forced to learn from home for an indeterminate time.
They’ll graduate this year, the federal education minister has confirmed. And every student will get an ATAR, but exactly how it will work remains – like most things – uncertain.
Mamamia spoke to three Year 12 students about how their studies have been affected, and how they’re dealing with the unknown.
All of them agreed that their stress levels are high due to the uncertainty of what lies ahead in the next few months. But it’s not just the physical classrooms and their teachers they are missing, but – even more particularly – the social aspects that come with Year 12. Not for them, not this year, the last ever sport…