Friday, February 2, 2018

ACARA advice about NAPLAN 2018

NAPLAN 2018 test dates

Schools are reminded that NAPLAN pencil and paper testing will take place from Tuesday15 May to Thursday 17 May 2018. Schools participating in NAPLAN Online will have from Tuesday 15 May to Friday 25 May 2018 to conduct the online assessments.

The tests must be administered in the order, on the dates and within the times specified in the timetables provided in the NAPLAN 2018 Handbook for PrincipalsUnder no circumstances may a test be conducted before the official test date or time. Please note that the test security period has been extended in line with the NAPLAN Online test window and all tests must remain secure until Friday 1 June 2018.


As part of the transition in Victoria, a group of schools will administer NAPLAN as an online test in place of the pencil and paper tests in 2018.All other schools will receive advice early in Term 2 regarding the timing of their transition to NAPLAN Online. Further details regarding associated activities will be provided at this time.