There will be two papers in 2021 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 2021 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.
SAMPLE QUESTIONS YEAR 7 and 8
SAMPLE QUESTIONS YEAR 9 and 10
The 2021 Competition date is set for Wednesday June 2nd although the competition can be run at any time from Monday 31st May to Friday 4th June.
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 4th.
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
$7 per student