Test dates

The NAPLAN tests are scheduled for the mornings of Tuesday 9 May, Wednesday 10 May and Thursday 11 May 2017, as shown in the following tables.

All schools across Australia are expected to complete the tests on the same days.

Catch-up sessions may be conducted during the testing week at any time following the scheduled assessment time.

Tests must not be conducted prior to the published test dates under any circumstances.

                                                        NAPLAN 2017 paper test timetable

 

Tuesday 9 May

Wednesday 10 May

Thursday 11 May

Friday 12 May

Year 3

Language conventions
40 minutes
Writing
40 minutes

Reading
45 minutes

Numeracy
45 minutes

Catch-up

Year 5

Language conventions
40 minutes
Writing
40 minutes

Reading
50 minutes

Numeracy
50 minutes

Year 7

Language conventions
45 minutes
Writing
40 minutes

Reading
65 minutes

Numeracy
60 minutes
Part A:
Calculator allowed
50 minutes
Part B:
Non-calculator
10 minutes

Year 9

Language conventions
45 minutes
Writing
40 minutes

Reading
65 minutes

Numeracy
60 minutes
Part A:
Calculator allowed
50 minutes
Part B:
Non-calculator
10 minutes