There will be two papers in 2020 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 2020 we will offer separate prizes for the winning students from each year group to recognise their achievements including a $250 prize for the National Champions of each grade (Total prize pool capped at $2,500).
- 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.
- The 2020 Competition date is set for Wednesday June 3rd although the competition can be run at any time from Monday 1st to Friday 5th.
- Enter students in the competition by registering online or by hard copy .
- We will send question papers for your students and a Teacher Guide for running the competition.
- 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 June 5th.
- Students’ answers will be marked and they will receive awards ranging from Participation to High Distinction.
- We will return student results and certificates in early August.
- Medallions will be presented to all state winners, portfolios and $250 prizes to National Champions (capped at $2,500).
Entry – Registration
- The cost will be a school administration fee of $45 and a fee per student of $7.00.
- 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.
NB there will be an admin fee of $10 for extra invoices.
- No refunds will be given after the 30th April