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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 is not about passing or failing, but about assessing learning progress.
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NAP Key Dates

Key dates

NAPLAN 2019 student reports due out late August to late September.

NAPLAN 2020 paper tests:
12–14 May 2020

NAPLAN 2020 Online test window: 
12–22 May 2020

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What's New

NAPLAN is moving online

12 August 2019

NAPLAN starts on Tuesday 12 May 2020.

The aim is to have all schools transition from paper to online by 2021.  

Read more about NAPLAN Online