Did you know that NAPLAN is moving to March from 2023?
Annual NAPLAN assessment is approaching for Gympie SHS students in Year 7 and 9. Online tests will be administered to students between March 15 and 22, 2023 (Term 1, Week 8 and 9).
Students will undertake NAPLAN tests using their own laptop devices. Students will also need to bring a set of wired headphones and ensure that their device is fully charged each day.
To ensure the protection of personal information in the online environment, students must download a 'lock down browser', either by:
Parents who wish to withdraw their students from NAPLAN assessment must complete and return the withdrawal form attached and return it to their Form teacher or Student Services by Tuesday March 14. (click here). If a student has not returned the withdrawal form by the due date, and is present on a testing day, they will be required to sit the test.
Practice tests are available for students and parents to become familiar with online testing via the link: https://www.nap.edu.au/online-assessment/public-demonstration-site. Here, you and your student will be able to explore question types, onscreen tools, timers and interactive navigation. Students are encouraged to try all the tests available for their year level.
If you require more information about NAPLAN assessment, please contact Mr Craig Wilson, HOD Student Engagement, on 5489 8333.