Results, reports and certificates


Provisional scores in the online competition will be available 10 business days after the competition closes.


Comprehensive school reports will be available in the school login area approximately six weeks after the competition. Schools will be notified by email when their results are available.

Teachers receive a report for each level of competition (Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10) showing how each student performed on each question, and how the school group performed against Australian state/territory and national results.

Learn more about how the data can provide some insights to inform teaching and guide future learning.


Each student who took part in the Big Science Competition will receive a certificate. Certificates are awarded as follows: High Distinction (approx. 5%), Distinction (approx. 10 – 15 %), Credit (approx. 25 – 30%), Participation (remaining students).