NAPLAN National Assessment
Program Year 3 and Year 5 students
10, Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 May students across Queensland
will take part in the national literacy and numeracy assessment program known
as NAPLAN. The tests will see all students in Year 3 and Year 5 sitting
the same tests as their interstate counterparts.
results will provide information about how all state and non-state school
students are performing in literacy and numeracy at their year level in
comparison to their peers across Australia.
assessment will focus on areas of reading, writing, spelling, punctuation and
grammar while the numeracy testing will cover measurement, chance and data,
space, working mathematically, algebra function and pattern.
the tests will be used for reporting to parents, school reporting to their
communities, and reporting by states and territories to form a national
overview. The tests will also help teachers identify key areas for
learning during the rest of the school year.
must be at school well before 8.45 am to allow tests to start at 9.00 am.
As per every
school day, at least eight hours sleep and a balanced breakfast prior to each
day of testing will be beneficial.
whose parents have requested exemption or withdrawal from NAPLAN will be
provided with other learning opportunities at school during the testing times.
If you have any questions about these arrangements please contact the school.