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Key dates for school principals

Key dates for 2018 (NAPLAN paper) testing

16 March 2018

Finalise order for alternative test materials
2 May 2018 Submit order for additional test materials (remote schools)
8 May 2018 Submit order for additional test materials (country and metro schools)
15 May 2018 Language conventions and writing test
16 May 2018 Reading test
17 May 2018 Numeracy test
18 May 2018 Student catch-up day.
Final check and count of completed test booklets.
Check all completed withdrawal and exemption forms are stored securely at school.
21 May 2018 Ensure checklist and completed test materials are packed, eParcel label affixed and lodged with Australia Post.
Confirm all details for relevant year levels on Student Participation website.
1 June 2018 End test security period. Unused test materials may be used (within schools only) for education purposes after this date.


South Australian sector contacts

Department for Education

Brioney Hirst
Manager, Test Administration
Phone: 8226 3269
Email: education.sa.taa [at] sa.gov.au

Catholic Education South Australia (CESA)

Ray Moritz
Senior Education Adviser Educational Measurement
Phone: 8301 6136
Email: ray.moritz [at] cesa.catholic.edu.au

More information for Catholic schools can be found on the CESA website

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA)

Rosemary Kadow
Educational consultant
Phone: 8179 1415
Email: kadowr [at] ais.sa.edu.au

More information for independent schools can be found on the AISSA website.