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Reach support and resources

1. Getting started

Getting started with Reach Assessments. We have arranged important documents and links to get started with Reach Assessments.

Reach dates and prices

Here is where you’ll find key dates and prices for Reach.

Reach Assessment checklist

This checklist provides a step by step guide and is essential to make sure you are prepared to sit Reach on test day.

Technical requirements

This link is used to make sure your device is ready and able to sit Reach Assessments.

Reach User Guide

This comprehensive document is a must have and provides a detailed outlines of every step for sitting Reach Assessments.

Accessibility options enquiry form

This enquiry form is available to all schools to fill in if they require Accessibility Options for their school.

Reach Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for schools purchasing Reach.

The differences between ICAS and Reach

The differences between these two assessment products.

Frequently Asked Questions

A school code and password were issued to your school when it initially registered with ICAS Assessments. The teacher at your school who coordinated ICAS in previous years may know the details. Alternatively, contact us.

It is possible your school’s firewall is blocking access to the Shop. Please contact your school’s IT department for assistance. If you are still experiencing difficulties, please contact us.

For support and templates, please go to the REACH support page.
The support link will also be available from the Assessments Portal this year for easier access.

2. Communicate

We have combined all the communication tools in order to effectively inform parents and students about Reach Assessments. In this step you will also find information and handy tips.

School to parents communications template

This is a template letter for schools to use to send to parents which includes a permission form and privacy collection statement.

Reach parent flyer

Here you will find a flyer that provides information for parents to gain an insight into what Reach does for their child and school.

Parent instructions for locked-down browser

Request to install locked down browser on a BYOD student device. Only required for Spelling and Writing subjects.

Reach promotional content

Spread the word about Reach to your school community. Access a parent flyer and content for your schools social media and website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we have standard templates that your school can adapt to suit your needs. Please visit the Reach support page here.

Here is the information about ICAS Assessments privacy policy.

3. Prepare for testing

Use the resources below for detailed information on how to prepare your school for test day.

School Coordinator Dashboard

Invite New Staff

Import Students

Allocate Test Licences to Students

Print Student Logins

Locked down browser

This link will take you to the Locked Down Browser support page with information and guides on how to set up a Locked Down Browser

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have already uploaded your student data without classes, you will need to reupload the spreadsheet with the class field populated. You can only add a class to existing individual student records if the class already exists in the Assessments Portal.

REACH Spelling and REACH Writing both require the LDB application, Replay. Only one download of Replay per device is necessary.

4. Sit the test

Its Test Day! Make sure you have the Test Supervision Instructions downloaded and distributed to each teacher supervising a Reach test.

Supervise a Live Test

Test Supervision Instructions

This document contains a script on what to say to students and how to administrate the assessment on test day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. On the day of the ICAS test, the supervising teacher needs to log in to create and start the test session.

Yes. There are test supervision instructions (PDFs) for each subject for ICAS assessments. They can be found on the REACH Support Page or can be accessed from the Assessments Portal dashboard.

5. Review the results

Ready for your Reach Results? Read the guides below on how to access and navigate the Results portal or read the school / parent guide to Reach Results which provide an in depth guide on understanding and accessing results.

Interpret results

Reach School Results online quick guide

This quick guide provides teachers and school coordinators with helpful tips on accessing results for their students.

Reach How to access Online Reports for parents

This guide provides an overview for parents in order to access their child’s results.

Frequently Asked Questions

The results for all tests are available in the Results Portal. Access to the Portal can be done in the following ways:

  1. Go to the Results Portal and log in using your school’s 8-digit school code and password.

  2. Go to the Assessments Portal and click on Results on the dashboard or on the Results icon in the navigation bar and follow the link. You will be taken directly to the Results Portal through a single-sign-on process.

It is up to your school whether you choose to print the Reach student certificates. The certificates are available for printing by the school or the individual student in the Results Portal.

Students can access their results from student Results Portal. The Reach student handout provides a student with their personal login details for the Results Portal. The school can print the handouts from the Result and Reports Portal and distribute to the students.

1. Communicate

Parents will find useful information on Reach Assessments here including a guide on how to install Janison Replay onto their child’s device.

Reach parent flyer

This flyer outlines what Reach is for.

Parent instructions for locked-down browser

This instruction document outlines how to install Janison Replay for specific subjects.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we have standard templates that your school can adapt to suit your needs. Please visit the Reach support page here.

Here is the information about ICAS Assessments privacy policy.

2. Review the Results

Your child’s results are ready to be viewed, this step will guide you through how to access their results if your school hasn’t.

Reach: How to access online reports for parents

This document will take you through a step by step guide in accessing and understating your child’s results.

Frequently Asked Questions

The results for all tests are available in the Results Portal. Access to the Portal can be done in the following ways:

  1. Go to the Results Portal and log in using your school’s 8-digit school code and password.

  2. Go to the Assessments Portal and click on Results on the dashboard or on the Results icon in the navigation bar and follow the link. You will be taken directly to the Results Portal through a single-sign-on process.

It is up to your school whether you choose to print the Reach student certificates. The certificates are available for printing by the school or the individual student in the Results Portal.

Students can access their results from student Results Portal. The Reach student handout provides a student with their personal login details for the Results Portal. The school can print the handouts from the Result and Reports Portal and distribute to the students.

1. Sit the test

Its Test Day! Students can follow the video below to gain an understanding of how to sit the test. Students can also do some practice questions to become familiar with the layout of Reach Tests.

How Students Take a Test

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. On the day of the ICAS test, the supervising teacher needs to log in to create and start the test session.

Yes. There are test supervision instructions (PDFs) for each subject for ICAS assessments. They can be found on the REACH Support Page or can be accessed from the Assessments Portal dashboard.

2. Review the results

Ready for Results? This step shows students how to access their results through the portal.

Reach parent/student guide: How to access online reports

This quick guide will show how students can access their results through the Students Results Portal.

Frequently Asked Questions

The results for all tests are available in the Results Portal. Access to the Portal can be done in the following ways:

  1. Go to the Results Portal and log in using your school’s 8-digit school code and password.

  2. Go to the Assessments Portal and click on Results on the dashboard or on the Results icon in the navigation bar and follow the link. You will be taken directly to the Results Portal through a single-sign-on process.

It is up to your school whether you choose to print the Reach student certificates. The certificates are available for printing by the school or the individual student in the Results Portal.

Students can access their results from student Results Portal. The Reach student handout provides a student with their personal login details for the Results Portal. The school can print the handouts from the Result and Reports Portal and distribute to the students.

Need further support?
Our customer service team is ready to assist you with your queries.
Schools outside of Australia and New Zealand: Please contact your local representative.
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