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Assessments calendar for New Zealand
Please select an option below to see the relevant schedule for you.
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ICAS 2023 dates
Table: ICAS sitting windows per subject.
Table 2: Dates to purchase ICAS via the online shop and the Parent Payment System (PPS). The PPS is for Australian and New Zealand schools and parents/guardians only.
*The closing date for parents to purchase via the PPS is at the discretion of the school. The date listed above is the last possible date the PPS can remain open for parents. Looking for prices? Please see here.
|Digital Technologies||7 Aug – 11 Aug 2023|
|Writing||7 Aug – 11 Aug 2023|
|English||14 Aug – 18 Aug 2023|
|Science||21 Aug – 25 Aug 2023|
|Spelling Bee||21 Aug – 25 Aug 2023|
|Mathematics||28 Aug – 1 Sept 2023|
|Shop opens||Parent Payment System (PPS)||Shop closes for school purchases|
|Open School Sign-Up & Parent Ordering||Close School Sign-Up to PPS||Close Parent Ordering*|
|All subjects||Late October 2022||Saturday 17 October 2022||Monday 17 July 2023||Monday 31 July 2023||Monday 31 July 2023|
Reach 2023 dates
Your school can sit any of the subjects below during the sitting window at a time that works for you.
Table 2: Dates that Reach is available to purchase from the shop.
Looking for prices? Please see here.
|Digital Technologies||6 February – 6 April 2023 and 17 April – 23 June 2023 and 2 October – 1 December 2023|
|Grammar & Punctuation|
|Writing||29 May – 9 June 2023|
|Dates available for purchase from the shop|
|All Reach subjects* except Writing||17 October 2022 – 17 November 2023|
|Writing||17 October 2022 – 22 May 2023|
New Zealand schools: Our online shop is now open for ICAS and Reach orders. Log in or create your shop account to start purchasing 2023 tests today.