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Notice 111 2020

Notice to Schools 111/2020 – 12 August 2020

Rescheduled date for the 2020 General Achievement Test

Principals/Directors, VASS administrators and VCE and VCAL coordinators

In line with the Victorian Government announcement on 2 August that students across all government, Catholic and independent schools would move to remote and flexible learning from Wednesday 5 August, the VCAA has rescheduled the 2020 General Achievement Test (GAT) to Wednesday 7 October.

A revised date for the Extended Investigation Critical Thinking Test is still to be confirmed.

The scheduling of all other VCE examinations remains unchanged.

The rescheduled date for the GAT has been updated on the Revised 2020 Important Administrative Dates and 2020 VCE examination timetable pages on the VCAA website.

Action required

Principals/Directors should ensure:

  • VASS Administrators, VCE, VCAL and VET coordinators are aware of the rescheduled dates and plan appropriately
  • VASS administrators provide students with the updated Student Assessment/Examination Timetables where relevant.

Critical dates

Wednesday 7 October 2020 – General Achievement Test (GAT), 10am–1.15pm

Additional information

For VASS queries, contact VASS Operations: 1800 623 681 or

For enrolments and results queries, contact Student Records and Results: (03) 9032 1756, (03) 9032 1755, (03) 9032 1754, fax (03) 9032 1591 or