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School Support NAPLAN

NAPLAN for schools

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

NAPLAN for parents and carers

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 2024

NAPLAN 2024 school practice tests
From Term 4, 2023

NAPLAN 2024 test window
13–25 March

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What's New

New report shows that overall science scores for Australian students remain steady

29 May 2024

The latest National Assessment Program report released today by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) shows that results in science literacy for students across Australia have overall remained steady. However, it also highlights that some disparities persist depending on a student’s background.

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