NAPLAN (National Assessment Plan) Tests
In Years 3 and 5, students across Victoria take the National Assessment Plan (NAPLAN) tests on their knowledge of reading, writing, spelling and mathematics. This testing is part of a program that includes testing in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9.
Results from NAPLAN tests are sent to schools for distribution to parents. The personal report tells you how your child is achieving compared to:
The results from these tests tell you how your child is progressing and where they can benefit from greater challenges or extra help.
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS AND ASSESSMENTS FOR SCHOOLS (ICAS) UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES (UNSW) TESTS
Our school provides the students with the opportunity to experience the ICAS (University of New South Wales) Assessment Program. The assessment tests are organised by the University of New South Wales in the curriculum areas of Science, English, Mathematics and Spelling for years 2 – 6 and in years 3 - 6 the children have the opportunity to complete additional assessment tasks in Digital Technologies and Writing. Please access below an Overview of the Assessment Tasks and Assessment Frameworks for each subject.
ICAS Digital Technologies Assessment Framework
ICAS English Assessment Framework
ICAS Maths Assessment Framework
ICAS Science Assessment Framework
ICAS Spelling Assessment Framework
For further information access the ICAS information page, which includes pricing, online practice tests and other resources for assessment preparation.