2018 ICAS Competitions – Extended Deadline Thursday 29 March

The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) are held annually, covering a range of specific areas of study, including: Digital Technologies, Science, Spelling, Writing, English and Mathematics.

The competitions are run by the Education Assessment Australia through the University of New South Wales Educational Testing Centre and are now for Primary students from Years 2-7 in most subjects. They provide opportunities for students to be assessed in an external testing situation and are also used to recognise and reward achievement.

Students can enter any number of competitions, however entry fees must be lodged by the extended due date, Thursday 29 March. If your child is interested in an extra challenge, then this is a great learning opportunity.  The dates for the competitions at Craigburn in 2018 are:

Subject

Year Level

Entry Fee

Sitting Date

Digital Technologies

Years 3-7

$9.00

Thursday 3rd May

Science

Years 2-7

$9.00

Thursday 24th May

Writing

Years 3-7

$17.80

Thursday 7th June

Spelling

Years 2-7

$11.90

Friday 8th June

English

Years 2-7

$9.00

Thursday 26th July

Mathematics

Years 2-7

$9.00

Thursday 9th August

  • Free samples of questions can be downloaded from the website www.eaa.unsw.edu.au
  • If you would like your child to participate in any / all of these competitions, then please download and complete the entry form below and return it with the entry fee per competition.
  • Cheques should be made payable to Craigburn Primary School.
  • Return the completed entry form to the Finance Office by no later than Wednesday 14th March.
  • Late payments cannot be accepted.  For further information, please see Hazel Robertson (Senior Leader).

 

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