UNSW Reach Assessments™ and ICAS Assessments™ Singapore

About ICAS Assessments™/Reach Assessments™ and SIMCC

UNSW Global is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the Singapore International Math Contests Centre (SIMCC) to offer online ICAS assessments™ to students in Singapore, similar to the opportunities that students in participating schools enjoy.

UNSW Global Assessments has been involved in educational assessment in Australia since 1967 and is one of the largest independent providers of school assessments in the Asia-Pacific region. ICAS assessments have been unrivalled for over 30 years and continue to lead the way in over 20 countries.

SIMCC is one of the largest academic contests’ organisers in Singapore and throughout Asia. They are committed to offering more opportunities for all students to gain international recognition through academic competitions. As a result of this new partnership, in 2019 SIMCC will offer ICAS English, Mathematics and Science.

Both organisations are committed to providing participating students with the tools to unlock potential, drive academic success and reward student achievement through medals and certificates.

The ICAS Assessments series is designed to assess your students’ ability to apply classroom learning in new contexts, using higher order thinking and problem-solving skills.

ICAS Assessments have been unmatched for over 35 years and are continuing to lead the way, by moving online, in Singapore starting in 2019.

Benefits

Provide objective ranking of performance across key academic subjects

Motivate students to attain greater academic success through competition

Encourage students to gauge themselves in different subjects

Recognise student success through medals and certificates

How to Register

School Registration

Dear teachers,

Click here to download the school registration form
You need to fill in the student’s details in the given spreadsheet
Please email the completed form to admin@simcc.org
Check your email inbox.  We will send the confirmation by email.

Grades / Primary Available

Grade 02 / Primary 2 (Paper A)

Grade 03 / Primary 3 (Paper B)

Grade 04 / Primary 4 (Paper C)

Grade 05 / Primary 5 (Paper D)

Grade 06 / Primary 6 (Paper E)

Grade 07 / Secondary 1 (Paper F)

Grade 08 / Secondary 2 (Paper G)

Grade 09 / Secondary 3 (Paper H)

Grade 10 / Secondary 4 (Paper I)

 

Subjects Available

Science

The questions increase in complexity throughout the paper and encourage the use of higher-order thinking skills. ICAS Science will challenge students in the following skill areas:

  • – Measuring and Observing
  • – Interpreting Data
  • – Predicting/Concluding from Data
  • – Investigating
  • – Reasoning/Problem Solving

English

Students will read a variety of texts which narrate, describe, explain, argue, persuade and review. The texts will increase in complexity within each paper as well as from Introductory Paper to Paper J, moving from simple texts dealing with familiar subjects and topics to complex texts discussing abstract concepts and using sophisticated language structures. Skill areas include:

  • – Text Comprehension
  • – Writer’s craft
  • – Syntax
  • – Vocabulary

 

Mathematics

The questions increase in complexity throughout the paper and encourage the use of higher-order thinking skills. ICAS Mathematics will challenge students in the following skill areas:

  • Number  and Arithmetic
  • Algebra and Patterns
  • Measures and Units
  • Space and Geometry
  • Chance and Data

Digital Technologies

The questions increase in complexity throughout the paper and encourage the use of higher-order thinking skills. ICAS Digital Technologies will challenge students in the following skill areas:

  • – Databases
  • – Graphics and multimedia
  • – Internet use and email programs
  • – Networks and other communications systems
  • – Operating systems and computer hardware
  • – Programming
  • – Spreadsheets
  • – Word processing

English Writing

The questions increase in complexity throughout the paper and encourage the use of higher-order thinking skills. ICAS writing will challenge students in the following skill areas:

  • – Text purpose and structure
  • – Language choices that enhance the writing
  • – Grammar
  • – Punctuation

Welcome to the interaction test where you can learn how to navigate around the contest site.
The following are the functions you will learn while going through the practice assessment:
a) How to answer different type of questions
b) Scroll and expand the screen
c) Use the online rule and calculator if necessary
You can do the test as many times you want.

Please click on the title above or start my practice to begin my session.

2020 Contest Information (Private Candidates)

ICAS Assesments™ Details

Grade P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 Sec 1 Sec 2 Sec 3 Sec 4/5
Subject
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Science
45 mins
45 mins
55 mins
55 mins
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
Digital Technologies
30 mins
30 mins
35 mins
35 mins
40 mins
40 mins
45 mins
45 mins
-NIL-
English
45 mins
45 mins
50 mins
50 mins
55 mins
55 mins
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
Mathematics
45 mins
45 mins
45 mins
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour

Contest Venue

NUS School of Computing address: National University of Singapore, Computing 1, 13 Computing Drive, Singapore 117417

Contest Date

2 August 2020: ICAS Science @ NUS School of Computing

9 August 2020: ICAS Digital Technologies @ NUS School of Computing

16 August 2020: ICAS English @ NUS School of Computing

23 August 2020: ICAS Math @ NUS School of Computing

2020 Assessment Information (School Candidates)

ICAS Assesments™ Details

Grade P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 Sec 1 Sec 2 Sec 3 Sec 4/5
Subject
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Duration
Science
45 mins
45 mins
55 mins
55 mins
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
English
45 mins
45 mins
50 mins
50 mins
55 mins
55 mins
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
Digital Technologies
30 mins
30 mins
35 mins
35 mins
40 mins
40 mins
45 mins
45 mins
-NIL-
Mathematics
45 mins
45 mins
45 mins
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
1 hour
Spelling Bee
40 mins
40 mins
40 mins
40 mins
40 mins
-NIL-
-NIL-
-NIL-
-NIL-
Writing
35 mins
35 mins
35 mins
35 mins
35 mins
35 mins
35 mins
35 mins
35 mins

ICAS Assessments™ Dates

3 to 7 August 2020: ICAS Science 

10 to 14 August 2020: ICAS English Writing

17 to 21 August 2020: ICAS English 

17 to 21 August 2020: ICAS Digital Technologies

24 to 28 August 2020: ICAS Mathematics

24 to 28 August 2020: ICAS English Spelling Bee

Contact Us

Google Map

Singapore International Math Contests Centre

Goldhill Plaza: 1 Goldhill Plaza, Podium Block, #03-23 Singapore 308899

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 12pm to 7pm. Saturday, 9am to 5 pm

Phone: +65 8733 8003

Email: istadmin@simcc.org

Bright Centre: 55, Lor L, #03-69 Bright Centre Telok Kurau Rd Singapore 425500

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 930am – 6pm, Saturday from 9am – 5pm

Phone: +65 6554 9638