HTASA is pleased to promote and support selected contests which invite students to engage with History on a personal level. Participants find the contests rigorous but also satisfying.
While the prospect of joining a national or state contest can seem daunting it need not be so in reality. HTASA can provide assistance with every step of the process.
Using a range of sources, research the experience of a South Australian service man or woman who served (Navy, Army, Airforce or Nursing) during either World War 1 and/or World War 2. (Maximum 1500 words).
Worth: 14 marks
Students will be judged on the quality of their response to the following aspects of the question above. Please note the mark scheme:
The Anzac Spirit is generally considered to be comprised of courage, perseverance, mateship and resourcefulness. Using evidence drawn from your research in Part A, choose two of the characteristics of the Anzac Spirit and describe how the individual you researched demonstrated these two characteristics. (Maximum 500 words).
Worth: 6 marks
The responses can be in one of the following two formats:
Attention: Malcolm McInerney
2019 Premier’s Anzac Spirit School Prize Application
Department for Education
Learning Improvement Division
GPO Box 1152, Adelaide SA 5001