About Scout Assessment™

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The Scout Assessment (previously known as the General Achievement Test) assesses Mathematics, Reading and Language, and Writing. Information about these core skills helps teachers make good judgements so that students have a happy and successful school year.

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Key Information

Subjects Scout Mathematics, Reading & Language, and Writing​
Test Sitting Period Can be scheduled at any time during the year.
Delivery Mode Paper
Usage Can be completed as a single two-hour assessment or as a three-part assessment sat separately over one or more days.
School Level Australia/International Schools (Years 5 to 8); New Zealand/Pacific (Years 6 to 9)​
Reporting Schools receive six separate school reports (PDF), an Excel spreadsheet containing raw scores for all students tested and their ranking within their school cohort and individual student reports (PDF) with UNSW Global logo and a space to insert your own school logo.


Australia Pacific and International Schools New Zealand


Subject Paper Test
$24.20 AUD (inc GST)

* Scout assessment booklet and answer booklet (minimum order of 10 required, totalling $242.00 AUD (inc GST)).

* Standard postage and handling (irrespective of order size) of $27.49 AUD (inc GST) is applicable to orders placed at least twenty (20) days before the school’s planned sitting date. Additional delivery charges will apply for orders required more urgently.