NAPLAN Test Timetable

Paper Test

In 2019, the NAPLAN paper tests will be conducted from 14 to 16 May.

Monday 13 May Tuesday 14 May
Official test date
Wednesday
15 May
Official test date
Thursday 16 May
Official test date
Friday 17 May
No tests permitted 1. Language
Conventions

2. Writing

Catch-up tests
(Language Conventions
and Writing)
permitted
3. Reading

Catch-up tests
(Language Conventions,
Writing and Reading)
permitted

4. Numeracy

Catch-up tests (any) permitted

Catch-up tests (any) permitted
Monday 20 MayTuesday 21 MayWednesday
22 May
Thursday 23 MayFriday 24 May
Test security to be maintained to ensure tests remain secure for schools sanctioned
to vary test dates.
Individual student catch-up tests not permitted during this week.
Monday 27 MayTuesday 28 MayWednesday
29 May
Thursday 30 MayFriday 31 May
Test security to be maintained by all schools to 31 May 2019

 

Online Test

In 2019, the NAPLAN Online tests will be conducted from 14 to 24 May.

Testing sequence: writing - reading - conventions of language - numeracy.

Monday 13 MayTuesday 14 May
Official test date
Wednesday
15 May
Official test date
Thursday 16 May
Official test date
Friday 17 May
Official test date

 

No tests permitted

Day 1 testing

Writing

Catch-up tests permitted

Day 2 testing

Writing

Catch-up tests
permitted

Day 3 testing

 

Catch-up tests permitted

Day 4 testing

 

Catch-up tests permitted

Monday 20 May
Official test date
Tuesday 21 May
Official test date
Wednesday
22 May
Official test date
Thursday 23 May
Official test date
Friday 24 May
Official test date

Day 5 testing

Catch-up tests permitted

Day 6 testing

Catch-up tests permitted

Day 7 testing

Catch-up tests permitted

Day 8 testing

Catch-up tests permitted

Day 9 testing

Catch-up tests permitted

Monday 27 MayTuesday 28 MayWednesday
29 May
Thursday 30 MayFriday 31 May
Test security to be maintained by all schools to 31 May 2019

 

Variations to test dates for classes or groups of students

ACARA has advised that only schools with compelling reasons that are outside of their control will be granted approval to vary test dates. Schools that book a camp in test week will not be granted approval to vary their NAPLAN test dates.