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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 paper tests: 14 - 16 May 2019

NAPLAN Online test window: 14 - 24 May 2019

The test window for NAPLAN Online is extended from three days provided for the paper test to nine days to give schools more flexibility in scheduling.

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What's New

NAPLAN starts 14 May 2019

14 May 2019

NAPLAN assessments begin on Tuesday 14 May: 

NAPLAN paper tests: 14–16 May 2019. 

NAPLAN Online test window: 14–24 May 2019.

See the 2019 test timetable.

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