The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) are independent skills-based assessments with a competition element. Commonly referred to as the UNSW tests, ICAS is unique, being the most comprehensive generally available suite of academic assessments and school tests for primary and secondary school students. The assessments comprise of Computer Skills, English, Maths, Science, Spelling & Writing tests. More information here.
Camps and Excursions
Teachers plan for ‘real life’ learning experiences beyond the school environment. These include excursions and when in their final year, students experience a camp. Excursions and camps provide the students with rich and diverse learning opportunities as well as important life skills. They enable students to connect with each other and make life-long memories. All excursions and camps have a curriculum/learning focus and complement the learning being done in the classroom.
In 2016, an inaugural cultural excursion will take place for students in Year 6 who wish to partake.