Important Dates for 2023!

Here are some important dates for your diary for early 2023!


For Years 1 to 6

Monday 30 January – MAI Assessment Day.

Tuesday 31 January – School Starts for Years 1 to 6.


For Kindergarten

Monday 30 January to Wednesday 1 February – Kindergarten Best Start Assessments.

Thursday 2 February – School Starts for Kindergarten.


Any changes will be updated via our online school calendar available at the link below and communicated via the Compass App. We hope to have answered any questions you may have below. If you require more information, please contact the School Office on 4369 6638.


Frequently Asked Questions


What is a MAI Assessment?

The Mathematics Assessment Interview is an individual assessment to determine a student’s existing mathematical knowledge around the number strand. The assessment takes between 20-30 minutes for each student and is held with classroom teachers. This is takes place in all public and private schools across NSW with Year 1 to 6 students.


What is a Best Start Assessment?

Kindergarten Best Start Assessments identify a child’s literacy and numeracy skills on entry to Kindergarten. It has been conducted in all NSW schools since 2010. The assessment is mapped to the National Literacy and Numeracy Learning Progressions. The assessment takes around 40 minutes for each student and is held with Kindergarten teachers.


How do I book a time slot for my child’s MAI Assessment or Kindergarten Best Start Assessment?

Parents and carers will be notified directly via the Compass App when appointments open up for their child’s 2023 assessment dates.


Will the dates change?

Usually not, but there are always things out of our control. Any changes will be communicated via Compass App and updated in our online school calendar available here

School Calendar