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NAPLAN – A Necessary Evil

Our 8 year olds will be subjected to their first pressure point in May – the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) Their maths will be tested on their understanding of eight different ways to add and five different ways to subtract, but the thrill of multiplying three ways or dividing is for the older year five children. …

Marianne MullallyNAPLAN – A Necessary Evil

Questions to ask your school

When children don’t seem to be making the same progress as others at school they need help and support. As a parent, you need to know how to make sure this happens. Understanding what to do in this situation, how to approach the school and what to ask are all key to having your child’s needs properly met. This section …

Marianne MullallyQuestions to ask your school