NAPLAN paper tests
Future test dates
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||15 - 17 May
||14 - 16 May
||12 - 14 May
NAPLAN online tests
2017 NAPLAN online tests: 9 - 19 May
Please note that in 2017, NAPLAN online tests will be implemented in some schools. In these schools, there will be an extended test window for NAPLAN assessment. See our infographic explaining this test window.
For more detailed information, see the NAPLAN Online test window.
Additional important information
Your school may also be randomly selected to participate in NAPLAN item trial testing (early to mid-August) or equating testing (1 to 4 weeks prior to NAPLAN test week). The selected schools are required to participate in these activities. For more information, you can download the fact sheet on small scale tests ( 447 KB).
NAP sample assessments
In 2016, NAP — civics and citizenship will be held on the following dates:
Future NAP sample assessments:
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||NAP — information and communication technology (ICT) literacy
||NAP — science literacy