• 14 May 2018

    NAPLAN testing Years 3 & 5 – 14th – 18th May 2018

    Students in Year 3 & 5 will be taking part in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN).

    NAPLAN

    The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is an annual assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. It has been an everyday part of the school calendar since 2008.

    NAPLAN tests the sorts of skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life, such as reading, writing, spelling and numeracy. The assessments are undertaken nationwide, every year, in the second full week in May.

    NAPLAN is made up of tests in the four areas (or ‘domains’) of:

    reading

    writing

    language conventions (spelling, grammar and punctuation)

    numeracy

    NAPLAN tests skills in literacy and numeracy that are developed over time through the school curriculum.

    For more information about the move to deliver NAPLAN in a computer-based environment, go to NAPLAN online.

P&C

The Dwellingup Primary School P&C is a group of motivated parents and community members whose main focus is to provide support in various forms for every student at Dwellingup Primary School.

Through fund raising the P&C subsidises additional educational programmes, incursions and excursions, as well as providing free breakfasts and low cost P&C lunches. Being a part of the design and construction process of the environmental playground was a major accomplishment for the members of the P&C.

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