Hunter students relieved after first day of NAPLAN 2018 tests in language conventions and writing

Helen Gregory
Updated May 15 2018 - 6:40pm, first published 6:00pm
Mark my words: Callaghan College Waratah students April Rodgers, Minh Pham, Mitchell Moore, Matilda Newton and Lucy Williams, who said she expected numeracy to be "pretty easy" compared to reading. Picture: Simone De Peak
Mark my words: Callaghan College Waratah students April Rodgers, Minh Pham, Mitchell Moore, Matilda Newton and Lucy Williams, who said she expected numeracy to be "pretty easy" compared to reading. Picture: Simone De Peak

HUNTER students who are sitting NAPLAN for the last time say they are pleased to be leaving the controversial tests behind them, but grateful for the insights provided into their academic growth.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

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Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting.

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