Students are NOT to bring pens, pencils, rulers, note paper, books or watches that make a noise.
Students must bring a printed copy of their Test authority letter with their application number.
For more information:
Calculation of Profile Score
Note: Please be aware that some schools (Eg. private schools) do not provide a school assessment mark. This means that all English, Maths and Thinking Skills marks are received 100% from the Entrance Test.
(Consult your primary school for this information)
ACER Test Structure
Test 1: Written Expression (extended response, 25 minutes)
Test 2: Humanities - Comprehension and Interpretation (multiple choice, 40 minutes)
Test 3: Mathematics (multiple choice, 40 minutes)
Test 4: Written Expression (extended response, 25 minutes)
Test structures can be found on the ACER website under "ACER Scholarship Test structure"
What to bring:
Two blue or black pens for the Written Expression section of the test.
Two HB or B pencils for the multiple-choice tests + a good eraser
Something to eat/drink during the break between tests (optional)
ACER General Information
Each school sets its own application fee. You must complete a separate application and pay a separate fee for each school that you apply to. (Can apply for more than one school). Details are available on the schools’ websites.
How to Apply:
To apply for a test you need to create a Parent Account in the ACER Scholarship Test online application system and then complete an application for your child for each school you wish to apply to. Check the individual school websites before applying online.
ACER will provide your results to the school/s you've applied to. Some schools will post the result reports to parents in the mail. Other schools have opted for parents to be able to access results online; in this case you will receive a notification email from ACER with information about how to access your report.
Students are NOT to bring pens, pencils, erasers or watches that make a noise.
Students need to bring with them to the test centre a printed copy of the 'Test authority' letter in order to be able to sit the test.
For more information:
OC Test Structure
There are two parts to the test each comprising 35 multiple-choice questions in:
Students have 30 minutes to answer each part of the test.
OC General Information
Applicants can choose up to two opportunity classes. Choose the opportunity class and the order of the classes carefully and list only those schools you would like your child to attend and in your preferred order. You can change your school choices for entry in 2021 until 25 November 2020 by sending a completed 'Change of choice' form to the Team.
After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation email.
School Assessment Scores:
Public schools provide school assessment scores online in English and Mathematics based on a student's performance in Year 4 up to the beginning of June. Principals may also comment on issues relevant to the application.
Non-government schools submit a student's school assessment scores on the Principal's page for provision of school assessment scores sent with the email confirming submission of the application. Applicants indicate whether they consent for the current school principal to be consulted.