Best Start Year 7 Access, Analyse, Action


This five hour face-to-face workshop follows on from the Term 4 Best Start Year 7 Preparation workshop. It provides support following the administration of the assessment and guides Best Start Year 7 teams through a detailed analysis of school feedback using Scout and PLAN2.

Who should participate?

Year 7 teachers and school leaders of schools who participated in Best Start Year 7 for the first time in 2020. A maximum of two staff members may attend.

The equivalent of two days casual relief funding will be provided to new schools (i.e. completing Best Start Year 7 for the first time in 2020) to support this initiative.

Additional places may become available for both new and continuing school staff. Schools will need to cover the costs of casual relief for any additional participants.

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face (one day).


Best Start Year 7 eLearning 2 - Accessing and analysing assessment feedback Course code RG04409 (registrations open soon)


Participants will be supported to use their analysis to determine student literacy and numeracy needs and plan targeted teaching and learning to address them. School teams will explore teaching strategies and lesson plans aligned to skills assessed in Best Start Year 7.

Completing this course will help you to:

  • analyse school feedback
  • identify school trends, student needs and teaching priorities
  • develop a plan of action to respond to the school's Best Start Year 7 feedback, considering support interventions and teaching strategies.

Registrations for 'Best Start Year 7 Access, Analyse, Action' will open later in Term 4 2019 (Course code RG04409 via MyPL)

NESA Registered Professional Development

Completing 'Best Start Year 7 Access, Analyse, Action' will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD m the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Dates and locations

Note: Dates and location will be confirmed by Week 8, Term 4 2019

Metropolitan North

Rooty Hill RSL (BYOD) 2 March
Terrey Hills - Miramare Gardens (BYOD) 5 March

Metropolitan South

Wolli Creek - Novotel Sydney International Airport (BYOD) 11 March

Regional North

Adamstown Education Office (BYOD) 2 March

Regional South

Vincentia High School (BYOD) 5 March
Campbelltown Catholic Club (BYOD) 6 March

Rural North

Taree High School (BYOD)20 February
Armidale Education Office (BYOD)10 March
Goonellabah Education Office (BYOD) 11 March
Lismore - Invercauld House (BYOD)18 March

Rural South and West

Crookwell High School      27 February
Wagga Wagga - International Hotel (BYOD) 2 March
Barham High School (BYOD) 4 March
Denison College - Kelso campus (BYOD) 4 March
Bourke High School (BYOD) 10 March     
Wilcannia Central School (BYOD) 10 March
Menindee Central School (BYOD) 12 March
Dubbo - Bangamalanha Centre Arthur Street (BYOD) 18 March


Best Start Year 7 team:

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