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Monitoring Student Progress

External and internal testing provides invaluable information about the performance of our students and the success of our curriculum.

External Tests:

PIPS (Performance Indicators in Primary Schools) Test
Prep students participate in this online test in phonics, reading and numeracy twice a year.

The National Assessment Program (NAPLAN) Tests
The Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests provide data about Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 student performance in numeracy, reading, writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Core Skills Test (QCS)
Year 12 students who are Overall Position (OP) eligible participate in a state-wide Core Skills Test that accesses a set of generic skills identified in the Queensland senior curriculum.

Internal Tests:

TORCH Test (Tests of Reading Comprehension)

South Australian Spelling Test (S.A.S.T.)

Diagnostic Mathematical Tasks (DMT)

International Competitions and Assessments for Schools Tests
ICAS tests are conducted by UNSW. Tests in English, Mathematics, Science, Computer Skills, Writing, and Spelling can be undertaken.