NAPLAN Test

NAPLAN Test Formats

It consists of tests in Literacy and Numeracy for years 3, 5, 7 and 9.

NAPLAN Literacy includes:
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Language Conventions (which comprises spelling, grammar and punctuation)
NAPLAN Numeracy includes:
  • Number
  • Algebra, function and pattern
  • Space
  • Measurement, chance and data

NAPLAN Test Schedule of Dates

2011
10 - 12 May
2012
15 - 17 May
2013
14 - 16 May
2014
13 - 15 May
2015
12 - 14 May
2016
10 - 12 May
2017
9 - 11 May
2018
15 - 17 May
2019
14 - 16 May
2020
12 - 14 May

NAPLAN test schedule of dates for the next ten years has been approved. All the states and territories have agreed on the schedule of dates. These tests will be held in the second full week in May, with the scheduled test days being Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

Related:
What is NAPLAN
NAPLAN past test papers
School financial information and 2010 NAPLAN results published on My School website
For NAPLAN results and rankings of primary and secondary schools by state, grade or subject, please visit School Ranking Home.