2020 ICAS Medal

We are pleased to announce that the highly anticipated 2020 ICAS Virtual Medal Celebration video is now ready! 

Despite the COVID-19 disruptions last year, Australian and New Zealand school students performed remarkably well in the global ICAS competition for schools, demonstrating their resilience and determination and proving how well they are placed in terms of global competencies.  

Media Releases 

Australia – ICAS Medal Winners Honoured

New Zealand – ICAS Medal Winners Honoured

ACT – Year 2 Student in ACT Scores Triple Medals in ICAS

NSW – NSW Tops Australia’s ICAS Medal Tally 

NT – The Essington School Darwin Wins the NT’s Most ICAS Medals 

QLD – Queensland Wins 123 ICAS Medals

SA – King’s Baptist Grammar School Wins the Most ICAS Medals

TAS – South Hobart Primary School Wins the most ICAS Medals

VIC – Victorian School Student Scores Quadruple ICAS Medals

WA – Perth School tops ICAS Medal Tally

It is with gratitude that we received the photos and videos of the ICAS medal winners. View Janison’s policy on photography of students below. 

ICAS Medals

Students with the top score in each subject in each year level are awarded a medal and a medal winner’s certificate. It should be noted that students must have written the relevant assessment on the official ICAS sitting date and the result must be judged as sufficiently meritorious to be eligible for a medal.*

* Terms and conditions apply. Home school students and some regions are not eligible for an ICAS medals.

Awards and Recognition

Each student that participates receives a Student report on the back of a Certificate, which is awarded on the following basis:

AwardFor each year level in each state or country
Principal’s AwardPrincipals may wish to award this certificate to students who have made progress that may not have been recognised otherwise. The awarding of Certificates is entirely at the discretion of schools.
Participation Certificatefor all remaining participants
Merit Certificatethe next 10% of participants
Credit Certificatethe next 25% of participants
Distinction Certificatethe next 10% of participants
High Distinction Certificatethe top 1% of participants

The percentages allocated to awards are approximate and will vary according to the number of students taking each test and the distribution of their scores.