Students across the district sat three days of testing as part of the National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy last week.ELAINE COONEY May 21, 2014 3:50am
Naplan students (back): Beth Howlett, Jessica Horkings, Stephanie Crouch, Claire Murphy, Jemma McNair and Jaimie Parker. Front: Aimee Rankin and Yolanda Foley.
Students across the district sat three days of testing as part of the National Assessment Program
The tests are done in grades 3 and 5 in primary school and years 7 and 9 in secondary.
Rochester Secondary College is one of Australia’s leading schools for improvement in NAPLAN scores.
Principal Bernie Altmann was modest about the school’s chances of retaining its high ranking.
He said the tests were ‘‘just a snapshot of how the pupil was faring on one particular day’’.
He said the results were a guide for teachers about what areas required attention.
‘‘(The students) just get on with it,’’ he said.
‘‘The kids have taken it seriously.’’
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