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QCS Test (Year 12 2019 only)

​The Queensland Core Skills Test is held on the Tuesday and Wednesday during the third last week of Term 3. This is usually the last week of August or first week of September.

OP Eligible Student MUST sit this test to remain OP eligible. All year 12 students are eligible to sit this test.

The Test consists of 4 parts:

Writing Task of 2 Hours

Multiple Choice 1 of 90 minutes

Short Response of 2 Hours

Multiple Choice 2 of 90 minutes

A QCS Simulation is conducted earlier in the year at the end of Term 1 and Term 2.

Each year the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) conducts a review of the previous years paper and published the findings in a Retrospective.