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Dear Parents,

This year we will be offering students in Years 3-6 the opportunity to participate in the International Competitions and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) program run by Educational Assessment Australia. The assessments are designed to challenge and extend and provide additional challenge for the most able students.

The competition details are as follows:                               

Subject Sitting window
ICAS Science 22 Aug – 26 Aug 2022
ICAS Digital Technologies 8 Aug – 12 Aug 2022
ICAS Writing 8 Aug – 12 Aug 2022
ICAS English 15 Aug – 19 Aug 2022
ICAS Mathematics 29 Aug – 2 Sept 2022
ICAS Spelling Bee 22 Aug – 26 Aug 2022


Participating students will each receive a hard copy certificate reflecting their performance along with a performance report. Certificates and reports are given to the students once they have been received by the school.

If you would like your child to participate in any of the subjects listed above, please visit the new online Parent Payment System to make a direct payment to UNSW Global. The Parent Payment System is a simple and secure online payment service specifically for parents to purchase ICAS Assessments.

Our school’s unique access code is: DRZ685

The closing date for nomination is Monday 1 August 2022.

If you would like your child to take part in any (or all) of the competitions, please register online and I will be notified by UNSW global.

Children will be reminded of the sitting times the week before the assessments begin.

Yours sincerely

Luke Ivens
Deputy Head of Junior School

Early Learning Centre

33 Sheoak Road, Belair
+61 8 8278 2242

Junior Campus (R to Year 6)

42 Sheoak Road, Belair
+61 8 8278 2242

Secondary Campus (Years 7 to 12)

29 Gloucester Avenue, Belair
+61 8 8278 2233

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