Test dates

The NAPLAN tests are scheduled for the mornings of Tuesday 14 May, Wednesday 15 May and Thursday 16 May 2019, 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 2019 paper test timetable

 

Tuesday
14 May

Wednesday 15 May

Thursday
16 May

Friday
17 May

Year 3

 

Language conventions
45 minutes
Writing
40 minutes

 

Reading
45 minutes

 

Numeracy
45 minutes

 

Catch-up

 

 

 

 

Year 5

 

Language conventions
45 minutes
Writing
40 minutes

 

Reading
50  minutes

 

Numeracy
50 minutes

Year 7

 

Language conventions
45 minutes
Writing
40 minutes

 

Reading
65 minutes

 

Numeracy
65 minutes
Part A:
Calculator Allowed
55 minutes
Part B:
Non-calculator
10 minutes

Year 9

 

Language conventions
45 minutes
Writing
40 minutes

 

Reading
65 minutes

 

Numeracy
65 minutes
Part A:
Calculator Allowed
55 minutes
Part B:
Non-calculator
10 minutes