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School Support NAPLAN

School support - NAPLAN

Schools play a central role in ensuring the smooth running of NAPLAN tests. Each year, ACARA and test administration authorities (TAAs) in each state and territory provide information and support to schools to ensure they understand what is required to support the administration of NAPLAN tests.
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NAPLAN Parent Carers

Parent/carer support - NAPLAN

NAPLAN tests the sorts of skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life, such as reading, writing, spelling, grammar and numeracy. It is important to remember that NAPLAN tests are not pass/fail tests.
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NAP Key Dates

Key dates

Please note that from 2017 a wider window for NAPLAN assessment may be introduced to accommodate online delivery of the tests. Your school may also be randomly selected to participate in NAPLAN trial testing (early to mid-August) or equating testing (2 to 4 weeks prior to NAPLAN test week).
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What's New

NAPLAN starts on Tuesday 9 May

05 May 2017

Around 1.1 million students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will participate in the annual National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) starting on 9 May 2017. As NAPLAN enters its tenth year of testing, the tests continue to be an important tool for parents, educators and the public to see if Australia’s children are meeting essential literacy and numeracy standards.

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