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Thursday, 11 Aug 2016

NAPLAN 2016 student reports

2016 NAPLAN student reports will be delivered to NSW schools from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 August.

All students will receive two reports, the mandatory national Student Report and the Additional Student Report which is provided by BOSTES. They will be in a sealed envelope which should be sent to parents after the results have been checked.

The report package will include a hard copy of each Additional Student Report for the school records, which can be used to check student results.

Schools can also access an electronic copy of the student reports for 2016, as well as all previous years, through SMART This can be used when parents  require an additional copy or have misplaced a NAPLAN report.

The Student report – information for parents brochure can be downloaded from the ACARA NAPLAN website, which also contains information about reporting of NAPLAN results on the BOSTES website.

BOSTES has prepared a presentation ‘NAPLAN 2016 Understanding the Student Reports’ to assist schools in communicating information to parents about student reporting. This presentation can be downloaded from the PAR website > Documents and Forms.

Notification of report issues

PAR - Phase 3 can be accessed by schools from Monday 15 August until Friday 16 September to review of student test participation information and disability adjustments. Access is read only and no changes can be made.

To meet ACARA timelines for the provision of data, principals or their delegate should notify BOSTES of any issues relating to the 2016 NAPLAN student reports by Friday 16 September by email to and include:

  • school name
  • region and school code
  • school phone number
  • name of the principal or delegate
  • name of any affected students and the year level
  • exact details of the issue.

BOSTES will advise schools of any subsequent changes to student results.

After results have been released, schools can access the 2016 NAPLAN SMART data through the NSW Department of Education portal. Any issues with SMART data should be referred to the Department at

For more information, contact:
(02) 9367 8382