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This year Flagstone State School will be conducting the NAPLAN online tests for year 3 and 5 students. The year 3 students will be completing the writing test on paper. The reading, conventions of language and numeracy tests will be completed online. The year 5 students will complete writing, reading, conventions of language and numeracy tests online. The official test will take place from Tuesday 14 May to Wednesday 22 May. The students will complete 4 tests over eight days.
You are encouraged to visit the public demonstration site
Attached is further information regarding the tests. If you have any questions regarding NAPLAN online and your child please contact your child’s teacher and/or the Head of Curriculum, Mrs Caren Salo.


The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) assesses literacy and numeracy skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life. Students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 participate in the annual NAPLAN tests in reading, writing, conventions of language (spelling, grammar and punctuation) and numeracy.

The assessment provides parents and schools with an understanding of how individual students are performing at the time of the tests. NAPLAN is just one aspect of a school’s assessment and reporting process - it does not replace ongoing assessments made by teachers about student performance. NAPLAN also provides schools, education authorities and governments with information about how education programs are working and whether young Australians are meeting important educational outcomes in literacy and numeracy.