Year 7 students will participate in the Best Start Year 7 Assessment in Term 1, 2021.
Best Start is an online assessment for students that helps provide information for teachers on the literacy and numeracy skills of students at the beginning of Year 7.
The assessment covers key literacy and numeracy skills that are important to a student's success in all subjects in high school. Students come to high school with a range of experiences, skills and abilities in literacy and numeracy. It is important that teachers have current information about their students so that they can plan programs and lessons that best support the learning needs of every student.
The Best Start Year 7 Assessment will be completed at school during class time.
No preparation is needed for this assessment. Its purpose is to provide our teachers with additional information to best support the teaching of your child.
Students will be asked to bring headphones or earbuds that plug into a computer to enable them to hear audio during the assessment. Earbuds used for mobile phones or other portable devices may be suitable for use during the assessment. The type of computer connection needed is a jack or USB.
Please inform the school if your child has special needs requiring support to complete an online assessment.