NAPLAN 2013

Posted on February 11, 2013 by Matrix Education

NAPLAN is conducted over 3 days from 14–16 May 2013.

2013 NAPLAN Timetable

Year Tuesday 14 May Wednesday 15 May Thursday 16 May
Year 3 Language conventions
40 minutesWriting
40 minutes
Reading
45 minutes
Numeracy
45 minutes
Year 5 Language conventions
40 minutesWriting
40 minutes
Reading
50 minutes
Numeracy
50 minutes
Year 7 Language conventions
45 minutesWriting
40 minutes
Reading
65 minutes
Numeracy calculator allowed
40 minutes, followed byNumeracy non-calculator
40 minutes
Year 9 Language conventions
45 minutesWriting
40 minutes
Reading
65 minutes
Numeracy calculator allowed
40 minutes, followed byNumeracy non-calculator
40 minutes

Source: Board of Studies

What is NAPLAN?

The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests students in Year 3, 5, 7 and 9. These annual assessments undertaken by students nationwide test essential skills such as reading, writing, spelling and numeracy.

Students in Year 3 and 5, sit four tests including:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Language Conventions (spelling, grammar and punctuation)
  • Numeracy

Students in Years 7 and 9, sit five tests including:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Language Conventions (spelling, grammar and punctuation)
  • Numeracy – Calculator allowed test
  • Numeracy – Non-calculator test

To download a full set of sample NAPLAN papers and answers for Years 3, 5, 7 and 9, visit the NAPLAN Test Page.


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