READY TO TEST AWAY: (from front) Nicholas Schelback, Kira Reeves, Bonnie Tapping, Adie and Annie McConville, Claire Marshall and Dean Clarke.
READY TO TEST AWAY: (from front) Nicholas Schelback, Kira Reeves, Bonnie Tapping, Adie and Annie McConville, Claire Marshall and Dean Clarke. Kirstin Payne

Kids say ‘bring it on’ to upcoming NAPLAN tests

EXCITED Warwick Central School students take the nap out of NAPLAN as they gear up to next week's test.

Year 3, 5 and 7 students at the school say they have actually been looking forward to the national exam.

"I'm happy to take the test it because it pushes your brain to the limit," year 7 student Dean Clarke said.

Like many others Central State School has incorporated the NAPLAN into its curriculum which has helped the students ease into the few days of exams, according to principal Christine Dolley.

"We wanted it to be part of learning, not something terrifying," Mrs Dolley said.

The National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy is set to asses just that, in order to paint an accurate picture of the nation's schools.

While in its initial years NAPLAN was a cause for concern, the next generation of learners seem to have taken it in their stride.

"It's to help us learn more and then get a good job," student Adie McConville said.

Central will also be holding a sausage sizzle for all the students to celebrate the beginning of the assessment.



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