2018 ICAS: International Competitions and Assessment for Schools

It is with pride that we announce that the North Shore Coaching College is an official International Competitions and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) Testing Centre. For over 30 years ICAS has taken place annually in schools throughout Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, the Pacific region and South Africa. Your child is invited to participate in 2018.

ICAS is an initiative of Education Assessment Australia (EAA). EAA is an education group of UNSW Global Pty Limited, a not-for-profit provider of education, training and consulting services and a wholly owned enterprise of the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

ICAS provides an opportunity for all students to gain a measure of their own achievement in an external assessment situation. It provides teachers, parents and students with comprehensive reporting of results in Digital Technologies, English, Mathematics, Science, Spelling and Writing.

All students receive a UNSW certificate and an individual student report indicating which questions they answered correctly, their total score as well as their average compared with the rest of the students in the state. The student report is also useful for highlighting student strengths and weaknesses in the skills and processes in the ICAS test that they participate in.

UNSW certificates for each year level in each state are as follows:

  • High Distinction to the top 1% of students
  • Distinction to the next 10% of entrants
  • Credit to the next 25% of entrants
  • Merit to the next 10% of entrants
  • Participation to all other participating students.

North Shore Coaching College now offers ICAS tests to all students, providing their schools are not currently offering the ICAS tests that they intend on entering. The enrolment form needs to be completed prior to the ICAS test/s closing dates.

The highest scores achieved at the North Shore Coaching College will be recognised by a special award to be given at the discretion of the National Principal.

North Shore Coaching College have past ICAS papers that may be purchased to assist your child prepare for the examinations. These past papers provide a valuable opportunity to gain test experience whilst acquainting candidates with the style and content of possible question types. Please order these past papers online at Enrichment Corner (ICAS past papers).

For enquiries, please contact our Principal Campus – Norwood on (08) 8123 1663, email adelaide@north-shore.com.au or visit us at 2 Beulah Rd, Norwood. Campuses are also located in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, ACT, and New Zealand.

2018 ICAS Enrolment Form SA