Reach Assessments™ and ICAS Assessments™

About ICAS Assessments™/Reach Assessments™ and SIMCC

SIMCC is pleased to offer ICAS assessments™ to students in 7 countries and territories: Singapore, Brunei, China, China Hong Kong, China Macau, Vietnam and Cambodia.

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 has been unrivalled for over 40 years.

SIMCC is one of the largest academic contest organizers in Singapore and Asia. We are committed to offering more opportunities for all students to gain international recognition through academic competitions. As a result of this new partnership, SIMCC will offer ICAS English, Mathematics, Science, Digital Technologies, and Writing for grades 2 to 12 students.

Both organizations are moving online, to provide participating students with the tools to unlock potential, drive academic success and reward student achievement through medals and certificates.

What is ICAS and REACH Assessment

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What is ICAS Assessment?
  • ICAS Assessments are online assessments, designed to recognize and reward academic excellence.
  • The assessments are based on the curricula for the relevant year. Students are asked to demonstrate a deeper, integrated, and thorough level of knowledge.
  • New ICAS Assessments are developed annually for each subject in every year level. This is to ensure an engaging and beneficial experience for all students.
  • What is REACH Assessment?
  • The Reach series is a comprehensive set of assessments, for primary and secondary students.
  • Reach Assessments provide knowledge to educators and are a powerful diagnostic tool for future planning. The assessments are based on the curricula for the relevant year. Items range from recall and routine application, through to more demanding questions.
  • This series is only available online.
  • Central to this series is an online reporting system, which uses a progression scale for each subject.
  • ICAS and REACH Assessment

    ICAS Assessment

    5 simple steps to take ICAS Assessment:

    a. Get Started and Order
    b. Communication
    c. Prepare for testing
    d. Sit the test
    e. Review results

     

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    REACH Assessment

    5 simple steps to take REACH Assessment:

    a. Get Started and Order
    b. Communication
    c. Prepare for testing
    d. Sit the test
    e. Review results

     

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    ICAS & Reach Subjects

    ICAS and REACH Assessment offers academic challenges in English, Mathematics, Science, Digital Technologies and Writing.

    Please note: Not all ICAS and REACH subjects are offered across all year levels in all regions.

     

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    International Competitions

    We offer the most comprehensive range of international academic competitions and training that brings high recognition for students, helping them to be initiated into the International Junior Society (IJHS).

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    What Others are Saying

    "Personally, I like Physics very much.  I have a deeper understanding of Science after participating the ICAS Science Subject assessment.  I hope I can be the researcher or scientist to contribute to the society in future."

    Student Siu Ting SIN from Singapore

    "The price of ICAS is affordable and it comes from the University of New Wales, Australia.  Thus, it has a certain authority and prestige."

    Mrs. SIN from Singapore

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    "ICAS has taught me a lot of extracurricular knowledge that I can't learn from school.  For example, there is an article ear structure in ICAS English paper."

    Student Wai Tsun CHEUNG from Singapore

    "The knowledge in school is very limited. ICAS enables children to learn extracurricular knowledge outside classroom.  Comparing to other competitions, its diagnostic report reflects the children's strength, weaknesses and their performance."

    Mrs. CHEUNG from Singapore

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    "It has the picture with each question in ICAS, the pictures can guide me to answer the questions.  The ICAS certificate can be the reference to help me for secondary school application."

    Student Aaron Ca Chun CHAN from Singapore

    "ICAS is more diversified comparing to other singular competitions.  Questions are direct, and children can finish the questions without any pressure."

    Mr. CHAN from Singapore

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    "My favourite subject is English, ICAS has strengthened my confidence in English.  I found that I have capability in English."

    Student Tsun Hong KWOK from Singapore

    "The price for ICAS is value-for-money, I felt very ease as it has held in the school.  Principals and teachers have also mentioned ICAS in the open days and seminars in secondary schools.  ICAS has certain degree of recognition."

    Mrs. KWOK from Singapore

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    "ICAS English meets the needs of our curriculum and we encourage students to read articles in different categories to suit various types of public examinations."

    Secondary school teacher from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    “ICAS英語切合我們課程的需要,我們鼓勵學生閱讀不同範疇的文章去適應各類型的公開考試。”

    中國香港/中國澳門的中學老師

    "ICAS English made me understand that English was originally very extensive, so our school has started a reading program to encourage students to read from Primary 1."

    Primary School Teacher from China Macau

    ”ICAS 英語使我明白到英語原來是很廣泛的,因此我校由小一開始推出閱讀計劃去鼓勵學生閱讀。“

    中國澳門的小學老師

    "After reading the questions of ICAS English, I realized that English can be very broad such as history, film, technology, etc. Now I encourage my children to read many types of extracurricular books."

    Primary School Parent from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    當我看完ICAS英語評估的題目後,才發覺原來英語可以很廣泛如歷史、電影、科技等,現在我也鼓勵我小朋友多看這類型的課外書。

    中國香港/中國澳門的小學家長

    "Mathematics is not only about formulas and an answer, but also a process of thinking. ICAS Mathematics challenges students to use higher order thinking skills."

    Primary School Mathematics Subject Panel Head from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    “數學不但只有公式和答案,還有思考過程。ICAS數學使學生用腦去思考,以及彌補香港數學課程的不足。”

    中國香港/中國澳門的小學數學科主任

    "Mathematics is part of our life, and ICAS Mathematics can be applied to everyday life. Students are exposed to handle this type of assessment in ICAS Mathematics. Secondary School Mathematics Teacher."

    Secondary School Mathematics Teacher from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    ”數學是生活的一部分,ICAS數學緊貼日常生活,學生做這類型的評估便很容易掌握。“

    中國香港/中國澳門的中學數學老師

    "My children participate in ICAS Mathematics to challenge themselves each year. The questions are from easy to difficult, and my children are very motivated to finish the whole assessment."

    Primary School Parent from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    “我小朋友每年都參加ICAS數學挑戰自己,題目由淺入深,小朋友做得很起勁。”

    中國香港/中國澳門的小學家長

    "I can't find these types of Science questions in Hong Kong textbooks. The topics are very broad and interesting. Questions are close to our daily lives such as eye of the typhoon and the structure of the animal body, it has benefited me a lot!"

    Primary School Science Subject Panel Head from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    “ICAS科學的題目是我在香港教科書內找不到的,題目非常廣泛有趣,問題生活化如問颱風的風眼方向和動物身體結構等,使我獲益良多!”

    中國香港/中國澳門的小學科學科科主任

    "We use ICAS Science to measure student performance and use data to analyze as well as modify the curriculum in our School. We also discover potential High Ability students through ICAS Science."

    Secondary School Biology and Integrated Science Panel Head from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    ”我們使用ICAS科學去量度學生表現,使用數據進行分析及修改校內科學科的課程。我們亦透過ICAS科學發掘出對科學方面有潛能的學生。“

    中國香港/中國澳門的中學生物及綜合科學主任

    "My son discovers a lot of new topics in ICAS Science and those are not included in the school curriculum. It inspires his interests and enthusiasm for Science!"

    Secondary School Parent from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    “我兒子做ICAS科學發現了很多新的題目而學校課程是沒有的。這樣激發了他對科學的興趣和熱誠!”

    中國香港/中國澳門的中學家長

    "The English writing of Hong Kong students is relatively weak, and the ICAS student and school reports can point out the strengths and weaknesses in this field, thus allowing for improvements."

    Secondary School English Teacher from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    “香港學生的英語寫作都比較弱,ICAS的學生及學校報告能指出在該範疇的強弱項,從而作出改善。”

    中國香港/中國澳門的中學英文老師

    "ICAS Assessments can compare the performance of students in all grades, and students can learn different words and vocabularies from the questions."

    Secondary School Vice Principal from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    ”一道考題便可以比較各年級的學生表現, 而且學生能在考題中學到不同的詞語。“

    中國香港/中國澳門的中學副校長

    "ICAS Writing is different from the Writing test in Hong Kong. Papers are marked by the teachers in Australia, it helps me to understand my children’s performance at the international level."

    Primary School Parent from China Hong Kong / China Macau

    “英語寫作和香港學校裏的寫作範疇不同, 而且送往澳洲當地的老師改卷, 讓我進一步知道小朋友在國際英語水平上的表現。”

    中國香港/中國澳門的小學家長

    About Us

     

    SIMCC is one of the largest academic contests’ organizers in Singapore and Asia. We are committed to offering more opportunities for all students to gain international recognition through academic competitions. As a result of this new partnership, SIMCC will offer ICAS English, Mathematics and Science for grades 2 to 11 students.

    Both organizations are moving online, to provide participating students with the tools to unlock potential, drive academic success and reward student achievement through medals and certificates.

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