30 April, 2021


The National Assessment Program-Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) was first undertaken as an online test in Tasmania during 2019. Tasmanian schools will again participate in NAPLAN Online this year.

NAPLAN Online provides better assessment and more precise results.

The assessments feature a tailored test design where the questions a student receives will depend on their answers to previous questions.

This year NAPLAN testing will be held from 11 to 13 May.

Online testing will be available for each of the NAPLAN year levels (3, 5, 7 and 9).

NAPLAN assessments include four components, Writing, Numeracy, Conventions of Language and Reading. Please note that all Year Three students will be completing a paper-based Writing Test.

The College will receive reports and results for participants following the completion of the NAPLAN Online assessment window. These Individual Student Reports will have the same format as in previous years. This format is used for every student in Australia.

A parent/carer brochure containing more information about the NAPLAN Online assessments can be found at the following link:

NAPLAN Online – information for parents and carers

Sarah Lillywhite
Director of Curriculum 6-12

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