Subject Guide - ICAS Writing


From Primary 3 to Form 5 students (Years 3 to 11 students)

Question Types

Narrative / Persuasive

Marking Criteria

Criterion-Referenced Test & Double Marking Process

Why Participate in ICAS

ICAS Online Sample Test



ICAS Assessments Structure

* Please note that the ICAS Writing Assessment requires the installation of the Janison Replay Locked-down browser application. Please visit our Support and Download page for more details.

How to apply for ICAS?

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Contact ICAS Hong Kong SAR China Office

International Competitions and Education (ICE)

Office Telephone: (852) 3756 0091

WhatsApp: (852) 6755 4435 / (852) 9889 7022

Website:  https://icecompetitions.com

E-mail: office@icecompetitions.com

Postal Address: Unit 2302, 23/F, New World Tower 1, 18 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong


ICAS Assessments can compare the performance of students in all grades, and students can learn different words and vocabularies from the questions.”

Secondary School Vice Principal

“The English Writing of Hong Kong students are relatively weak. The ICAS diagnostic student and school reports can point out the strengths and weaknesses in each skill area to improve the composition.”

Secondary School English Teacher