ICAS Academic Competitions

Xavier High School will be participating in the ICAS series of academic competitions this year.

ICAS competitions are run by the University of New South Wales, to provide an opportunity for high achieving students to measure themselves against other students across Australia. The competitions are open to students from Year 7 to Year 12, with tests set at an appropriate year level

The program for 2018 is set out below.


ICAS SUBJECT ICAS SITTING DATE Cut off Date for Registration to Andrew Gibson ( FOR ORDERS)
Digital Technologies Tuesday, 8 May 2018 Monday, 19 Mar 2018
Science Tuesday, 29 May 2018 Friday, 30 April 2018
Spelling Wednesday, 13 June 2018 Friday, 11 May 2018
Writing Thursday, 14 June 2018 Wednesday, 14 May 2018
English Tuesday, 31 July 2018 Monday, 22 June 2018
Mathematics Tuesday, 14 August 2018 Monday, 22 June 2018


The first competition is Digital Technologies. If you wish your child to take part in the Digital Technologies competition, please email your child’s name and Year level to gibsona@ww.catholic.edu.au and pay the entry fee to the school office. Entry fees can be found on the ICAS website below under the Dates and Fees tab.
They differ for each test.  Please see the cut-off dates for each test and ensure you have registered your interest by these dates. No late registrations will be possible due to needing to order the papers in.


UNSW – ICAS Information


Andrew Gibson


Leader of Curriculum