International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) 2022

Posted on June 23, 2022

Dear Parents and Caregivers

Macleans College will again be participating in the ICAS Assessments this year.

ICAS is an on-line academic competition that is designed to assess students’ higher order thinking and problem-solving skills and is offered to students in all Year levels in the following subjects:

English, Mathematics, Science and Digital Technologies.

Each assessment celebrates students’ accomplishments by providing opportunities for recognition and development. Every student who participates will receive a printed certificate and an online results report. Top performers will be eligible for medals.

Please note, participation in ICAS assessments is not compulsory.

These assessments will be completed at school, commencing at 7.30 am on the dates listed below. Students should have a suitable BYOD device, e.g. Laptop, iPad or Android tablet, to complete the assessment.

If you wish for your child to participate in ICAS this year, please:

  • Read about ICAS subjects and prices here:
  • Go to Parent Portal here:
  • Enter the school access code – MCQ248
  • Enter your child’s details, select the tests you would like to purchase, then proceed to payment.

After payment is made via the Parent Payment System, you will receive an order confirmation email, please keep this for your records.

Important: Closing date for purchasing assessments via Parent Portal System for all subjects is Monday 1 August 2022. No late entries can be accepted.

Assessment Dates

Assessment Date
Digital Technologies Wednesday 10 August 2022
This is for students in Year 9-11 only
*Please note: This date coincides with the KBB Music Festival
English Wednesday 17 August 2022
Science Wednesday 24 August 2022
Mathematics Wednesday 31 August 2022
*Please note: This date coincides with the senior school CAIE practice examinations.

The following information is a privacy notification from Janison (the provider of ICAS) about how your child’s data is kept private and secure.

Privacy Collection Statement

Janison is aware of our responsibility to protect the identity of, and all information relating to, children, and students in general, from disclosure and consequently Janison does not:

  • collect any personal information or data of children other than as required for the purposes of completion of the assessment, test or exam;
  • transfer any personal information or data obtained during the delivery of assessments, tests or exams conducted in Australia to any jurisdiction outside of Australia other than with the specific consent of the person, or his or her parent or guardian;
  • transfer any personal information or data obtained during the delivery of assessments, tests or exams conducted in other international regions out of the child’s jurisdiction other than with the specific consent of the person, or his or her parent or guardian;
  • share any personal information or data relating to children or students with any third parties (other than a third party whose services are necessary for servicing our products, e.g. print/distribution companies, medal engraving, etc.) except with the specific consent of the person, or his or her parent or guardian;
  • use any personal information or data relating to children or students for marketing purposes.

Janison may retain personal information and data relevant to a child for their future purposes or for research purposes by Janison for the duration of the school life cycle of the child. However, if you or your child at any time wish to have their personal information or data removed from our systems, they or you may opt out by simply contacting our Privacy Officer at [email protected].


Regards

Murray McGuire-Barnes
Deputy Principal