Posted: 28th April 2017
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Mr Bryce Goldburg – Dean of Studies
Students in years 7 and 9 will participate in the annual NAPLAN testing on Tuesday May 9, Wednesday May 10 and Thursday May 11.
Year 7 students will complete the testing in Bennett classrooms and Year 9 students will complete the testing in the Centenary Centre.
Year 9 students do not attend Roll Call on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday – they will meet in the Hall of Fame at 8:30 each NAPLAN test day.
To participate fully and efficiently each student should bring the following equipment:
Please ensure that your son has this equipment and in the case of the calculator, that it has batteries.
Information for parents is available at:
The NAPLAN tests are designed to assess the skills of Australian students in literacy and numeracy. The specific purposes are:
A series of tests will assess areas of literacy and numeracy.
The following areas of literacy are assessed:
As in other years, students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will be required to respond to a stimulus in the 2017 NAPLAN Writing test.
In numeracy, the content areas assessed are:
Results from the tests will provide important information about children’s progress in literacy and numeracy. Following the tests, schools and students will receive a statement of performance in relation to the national minimum standards.
Information about the tests for parents and schools is available on the NAPLAN website.
Please contact the Dean of Studies Bryce Goldburg firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further clarification.
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