NAPLAN 2020 Cancelled

Dear Families

Education Ministers met today and decided that NAPLAN will not proceed in 2020.

The decision to not proceed with NAPLAN in 2020 has been taken to assist school leaders, teachers and support staff to focus on the wellbeing of students and continuity of education. It was decided that the impact of responses to the COVID-19 virus may affect the delivery of NAPLAN testing, including the operation of centralised marking centres and the implications for nationally comparable data if an insufficient number of students are available to do the test.

Education departments and systems will continue to closely monitor health advice and work with schools to ensure appropriate support for students and staff as the response to COVID-19 develops.

Douglas Cook

Principal

North Cottesloe Primary School

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