The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is a national assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 that is undertaken annually. NAPLAN tests the sorts of skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life, such as reading, writing, spelling and numeracy.
NAPLAN is made up of tests in four areas (or ‘domains’) of:
- Language conventions (spelling, grammar and punctuation); and
This year, NAPLAN is on from Tuesday 10th May – Thursday 12th May with any catch up tests to be completed by close of business on Friday 13th May.
Parents seeking further information about NAPLAN testing may like to visit the National Assessment Program website: http://www.nap.edu.au/naplan/parent-carer-support/parent-carer-support.html.