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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


Education Ministers met to discuss the evolving COVID-19 situation and the implications for schools and have decided that NAPLAN testing will not proceed for 2020.

That communique can be found here.

This website will be updated accordingly in due course. 

What's New

Release of NAP – Science Literacy report

27 February 2020

The latest science results in the National Assessment Program (NAP) show that although the change has not been significant, there are signs Australian students’ understanding of scientific concepts is on the up, with Year 6 students achieving their best results since the sample assessments began in 2003.

Read our media release (PDF 79 kb)

View the NAP – Science Literacy report

Take a look at interactive sample tests


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