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This year Cooktown State School P-12 is again entering the University of New South Wales Global ICAS. 

ICAS (International Competitions and Assessments for Schools) has been run for over 30 years, and provides valuable information for students, teachers and parents about students’ capabilities in solving higher order thinking problems.

Further information is available from the UNSW ICAS website:

This year Cooktown State School will be facilitating 4 ICAS tests for students to enter.  Students are welcome to enter all four, or can pick and choose whichever they would like to try.  All tests will be run at school during school time by staff.
All students from Years 2-12 are encouraged to participate.
​Science ​Tuesday 29th May 2018
​Writing ​Thursday 14th June 2018
​English ​Tuesday 31st July 2018
​Mathematics ​Tuesday 14th August 2018
Students can collect an ICAS Letter from their English teacher in secondary school or their class teacher in Years 2-6.  Entries due in Thursday the 29th of March.