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Notice 118 2021

Notice to Schools 118/2021 – 30 August 2021

NAPLAN 2021 results and access to writing images

Principals/directors, F-10 NAPLAN schools, NAPLAN coordinators

NAPLAN 2021 results

NAPLAN 2021 results will be delivered to schools in the week commencing Monday 30 August 2021.

NAPLAN 2021 results are available as follows:

  • the NAPLAN school reporting package which includes a printed Individual Student Report for each student who participated in NAPLAN in 2021 and an instructions sheet to access the writing test images on the Test Administration website
  • the VCAA Data Service which provides access to the full suite of reports showing school, state and some national data
    • The login details will remain the same User Id and password since the release of the new VCAA Data Service in late 2020.
  • a year 9 certificate of achievement for eligible students
  • a Student and School Summary Report (SSSR) for online schools which is provided by ACARA.

NAPLAN writing test images

Victorian schools can access images of their students’ NAPLAN writing test responses help with interpreting their NAPLAN writing results. Teachers can download images of the writing responses and use them to provide feedback to students on their NAPLAN writing performance.

Writing test images will be available via the NAPLAN Test Administration website. Access to these images will be provided from Tuesday 31 August 2021 which will coincide with the release of NAPLAN 2021 reports.

Details on how to access the website and instructions on how to download images will be sent to school principals with the NAPLAN school reporting packages.

Please note that schools have access only to images of their own students’ writing tests and those images are available strictly for internal school use.

Professional development webinars for the reporting of NAPLAN 2021

A series of professional development webinars will be offered at the beginning of Term 4 to help schools on how to use and interpret the reports available via the VCAA Data Service. Details of how to register will be provided to schools following the release of results.

Action required

Principals/directors and NAPLAN coordinators should note:

  • the 2021 results dates
  • the provision of NAPLAN 2021 writing test images via the Test Administration website
  • the upcoming NAPLAN Professional development workshops for the reporting of NAPLAN 2021.

Critical dates

Week beginning Monday 30 August 2021

  • NAPLAN School reporting package delivered to schools
  • NAPLAN Data Service made available to schools on Tuesday 31 August 2021
  • Writing test images made available to schools on Tuesday 31 August 2021

Additional information

If you have queries about NAPLAN 2021 please email the VCAA NAPLAN Helpdesk or call 1800 648 637.