Dataset: Multi-age or composite classes in NSW government schools (2014-2019, 2021)


Multi-age classes are made up of students drawn from different year levels. They may be established because of the uneven pattern of enrolment in the school, because of the small size of the school or where it’s considered that mixing students of different ages is academically and socially advantageous.


Research suggests that:

NSW consistently performs above the national average in NAPLAN testing. In 2019:

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