2022 virtual semifinals

A total of 120 teams from schools across NSW participated in the Game Changer Challenge 2022 virtual semifinals.

Nearly 300 submissions from schools all around NSW were received for this year's Game Changer Challenge. Competition was extremely high, and the judging panel was very impressed with the passion, empathy, and how teams researched and responded to the wicked problem this year!

Virtual semifinal team list

Alstonville Public School - The 5 Amicas

Alstonville Public School - The Botniks

Alstonville Public School - The Furious 5

Armidale City Public School - ACPS Blue

Armidale Secondary College - H.E.F.A

Armidale Secondary College - Lifestylists

Armidale Secondary College - TEEN - The Extensive Empathy Network

Ashfield Boys High School - ABHS Innovators

Ashfield Public School - 5 People, 5000 Ideas

Ashfield Public School - Error: Null

Auoroa College - Aurora Astras

Auoroa College - Benchwarmers

Auoroa College - Dino Nuggies

Auoroa College - Epik Klub

Auoroa College - Silbenviolynn

Auoroa College - Team ANT

Auoroa College - Team MAJAM

Auoroa College - Team PIE

Auoroa College - The Gamers of Change

Auoroa College - The Perfect Puzzlers

Auoroa College - Totally Topknotch Team

Berkeley Vale Public School - Gen Z

Blacksmiths Public School - Creative Changers

Blacksmiths Public School - The Team

Blaxcell Street Public School - Canteen Carers

Blaxcell Street Public School - Healthy Humans

Blaxcell Street Public School – Sporty Salamanders

Bonnyrigg High School - FRAZS

Bronte Public School - BOLD Bronte

Casula Public School - Project: Sleep

Cheltenham Girls High School - Cheltenham Girls High School

Coogee Public School - Innovators

Coogee Public School - Pythons

Coogee Public School - Warriors

Corrimal East Public School - Eastie Stars

Daceyville Public School - The Dacey Changers

Dapto High School - Daring Dapto

Dapto High School - Mending Mindsets

Darcy Road Public School - Game Whizzers

Dobroyd Point Public School - Nicotine No-Gos

Dobroyd Point Public School - The Anxiety Hearts

Dobroyd Point Public School - The Healthy Drops

Dorrigo Public School - The Health Stars

Dudley Public School - Coastal Creators

Dungog High School - Dungog Dinos

Dunoon Public School - Generation Health club

Georges Hall Public School - Kappy Apples

Georges Hall Public School - Sociolingo

Georges Hall Public School - The Aquamen

Girraween Public School - The Drastic Enhancers

Gresford Public School - The Healthy Helpers

Gymea Technology High School - Lend-A-Hand

Gymea Technology High School - Quick Stitch

Hayes Park Public School - Dream Team

Hayes Park Public School - Team Cancer Line

Heathcote High School - Five Functional Brain Cells

Hobartville Public School - The Mega Monkeys

Hurlstone Agricultural High School - HAHS Stat!

Ingleburn Public School - IPS Prodigies

Jerrabomberra Public School - Jerra DiNO-MiTE

Kanwal Public School - Eco Saving Aliens

Katoomba High School - Katoomba STEAM 2

Killarney Heights High School - Sun-Monkeys

Kingscliff Public School - Little Things Matter

Krambach Public School - The Future Facilitators

Leura Public School - E = MC2

Leura Public School - Electrolytes

Leura Public School - Laughing Legends

Leura Public School - The Blue Falls

Lindfield Public School - Sus pineapples

Lindfield Public School - Waddle Ducks

Macquarie Fields Public School - ALLI

Macquarie Fields Public School - MYSS

Macquarie Fields Public School - The Editors

Mayfield East Public School - MEPS Game Changers

Melville High School - Brainstormers

Merewether High School – Hypothetically…

Moree Secondary College Carol Ave Campus - Group A

Moree Secondary College Carol Ave Campus - MSC Group B

Mount Brown Public School - The tinkers

Mount Ousley Public School - The Healthy Herd

Mount Terry Public School - FIERCE ECHO

Mount Terry Public School - FIERCE Terriers

Murwillumbah Public School - Global Greens

Murwillumbah Public School - The Murbah Changers

Narranga Public School - Healthy Habits

New Lambton South Public School - Team Deviction

New Lambton South Public School - The Awkward Aardvarks

New Lambton South Public School - The Purple Sheep

Newbridge Heights Public School - Cassiopeia

Newcastle High School - The Quad Squad

Newport Public School - The Burning Skittles

Niagara Park Public School - NPPS Creative Creators

Niagara Park Public School - NPPS Perfect Planet

Nowra Public School - Healthy Hermits

Nundle Public School - Healthy Earth Solvers

Oatley West Public School - Super Smarties

Parramatta Public School - Mindful Masters

Prestons Public School - The Fantastic Five

Punchbowl Boys High School - Punchbowl's Gamechangers

Randwick Public School - Remarkable RPS game changers

Sadleir Public School - The Innovators

Sanctuary Point Public School - Sanctuary Point Gunjungs

Shortland Public School - Fruity Five

South Coogee Public School - Einstein Sisters

South Grafton Public School - Fire 5!

South Grafton Public School - Flaming5!

South Grafton Public School - South Grafton Skittles

Stanmore Public School - Stanmore Supporters

Sturt Public School - Scholastic Synergy

Sturt Public School - The Thinkalotls

Sutherland Public School - School Health Organisation (S.H.O)

Sutherland Public School - UGOP

The Ponds High School - Seed Syndicate

Trangie Central School - Brains Trust

Warners Bay High School - The Glorious Geese

Warners Bay High School - The Solar-Powered Fridges

Wiley Park Girls High School - The Archives

Wiley Park Girls High School - The Arduinos

Woollahra Public School – FICCE Owls

Congratulations to all teams for participating in the challenge, and thank you for sharing your approach to our wicked problem. For those teams who didn't make it through to the semifinals this year, we know that's not where your GCC and design thinking journeys will end. You are now all designers and social impact champions, and we encourage you to use these new skills to support future game changers and issues that matter in your school community! Together, we know you'll change the game.

Contact us

If you have a question about the Game Changer Challenge, send an email to gcc@det.nsw.edu.au

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