that time of year when we offer the opportunity to Years 3-6 students to take
part in ICAS testing. Please carefully
read the information below to inform your decision about whether or not to
register your child/children for one, two or three of the assessments.
International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) is an
independent, quality skills-based assessment program which rewards and recognises
achievement. ICAS gives you insights
into your child’s performance across English, Mathematics and Science. ICAS (sometimes referred to as the UNSW
assessments) has been developed by Educational Assessment Australia (EAA) since
engaging and challenging full-colour test booklet
individual diagnostic report highlighting strengths and weaknesses and
year to year progression
details to access their online results which can be analysed and
High Distinction, Distinction, Credit, Merit or Participation Certificate
acknowledging their level of achievement
chance to receive an individually-engraved UNSW medal for the highest
scoring student in each year level for each subject.
learn more about ICAS go to www.eaa.unsw.edu.au/icas/about Remember, EAA has some very helpful tools to
help your child prepare. You can access
practice assessments at www.eaa.unsw.edu.au/icas/preparation
enrol your child/children in ICAS, please complete the attached registration
form and return it, with your entry fees, to the school, no later than Thursday March 23rd 2017. Please
note that no late entries will be accepted.
ICAS Registration Form. (PDF, 423KB)