Competition Details

The Competitions

  •          There will be two papers in 2017 based on the Australian Curriculum: History.

A year 9 & 10 paper will be broadly based on the Australian Curriculum: History for Years 9 and 10.

A year 7 & 8 paper will be broadly based on the Australian Curriculum: History for Years 7 and 8.   

In 2017 we will offer separate prizes for the winning students from each year group to recognise their achievements.

  •           In each paper students will be given 45 minutes to complete 50 multiple choice questions.
  •           Many of the questions will be source-based.
  •           Each student will receive a question paper, a source booklet and an answer sheet.
  •           The questions will be graded from easy to challenging, catering for a range of abilities.
  •           There will be a variety of questions, addressing knowledge, skills and understandings.
  •           Select ‘Sample Questions’ to view some questions from previous years.

Organisation

  •           The 2017 Competition date is provisionally set for Wednesday May 24th
  •           Enter students in the competition by registering online or by sending details to admin@GiantClassroom.com.au
  •           We will send question papers for your students and Teachers’ Guidelines for running the competitions.
  •           Check that you receive the correct number of papers for each year group and contact us if there has been an error.
  •           Both competitions are to be run under test conditions in a 45 minute period.
  •           Express Post the completed answer sheets to us, postmarked no later than May 27th.
  •           Students’ answers will be marked and they will receive awards ranging from Participation to High Distinction.
  •           We will return student results and certificates before the end of July.
  •           Medallions will be presented to all state winners.

Entry – Registration

  •           The cost will be a school administration fee of $40 and a fee per student of $6.
  •           The closing date for registration is March 31st.
  •           If a school wishes to increase the number of students please notify us by the end of April.
  •           No refunds will be given after the 30th April.