2021 NSW term and vacation dates*'

Test and exam dates

NAPLAN tests are held in the second full week of May each year. For specific dates and further information, visit National Assessment Program - key datesExternal link.

Tests are held for selective high school and opportunity class placement each year. Visit Selective high schools and opportunity classes for details.

NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is responsible for the HSC. To learn more, visit NESA - HSC key datesExternal link.

Register your school for VALID or find out more about the tests and marking key dates.