About SWAT MOCK EXAM

SWAT MOCK EXAM

What is SWAT MOCK EXAM?

The SWAT MOCK EXAM is an annual mock examination experience for primary school students in Years 3, 4 and 5 intending to sit the Opportunity Classes (OC) Placement Test, Selective High School Placement Test, Scholarship exams or private school entrance exams. Thousands of students have sat the SWAT exam.

  • For Year 5 students, the SWAT MOCK EXAM will follow the current format of the Selective High School Placement Test, testing in Reading, Mathematical Reasoning, Thinking Skills and Writing.
  • For Year 3 and 4 students, the SWAT MOCK EXAM will follow the current format of the Opportunity Class (OC) Placement Test, testing in Reading, Mathematical Reasoning and Thinking Skills.

Students can choose to sit the exam in one of our NSW premises or SWAT@home online supervised remotely.  

  • NSW Campuses

Students in Year 4 will complete SWAT MOCK EXAM in a paper format. Students will need to bring 2 x HB or 2B pencils. We will notify you should the testing format change due to circumstances beyond our control and/or any formal announcement of format changes in the Opportunity Class (OC) Placement Test or Selective School Placement Test.

The NSW Department of Education recently announced that the OC Placement Test (for students currently in Year 3) and Selective High School Placement Test (for students currently in Year 5) will be changing to a computer-based test in 2025.

Due to this announcement, North Shore Coaching College will make the following changes to the SWAT Mock Exam immediately.

Year 3 and Year 5 students who registered to sit the exam in one of our NSW campuses are required to bring your own device (BYOD) for the computer-based exam.

  • SWAT@home

Students can enrol in SWAT@home where they will complete their SWAT MOCK EXAM at home online and supervised remotely.

Why SWAT MOCK EXAM?  |  What are the benefits of my child sitting the SWAT MOCK EXAM?

Practise sitting an examination in a test environment has the potential to reduce test anxiety and improve performance when it comes to any exam.

SWAT MOCK EXAM is a ‘big exam experience’ for primary school students. We also pride ourselves on creating expertly-developed academic content, with the SWAT MOCK EXAM following the current format of the OC and Selective High School Placement Tests.

Also included in the cost of your SWAT MOCK EXAM ticket is entry into gaining a scholarship to study at North Shore Coaching College (‘Young Achiever’ and ‘High Achiever’ courses). There are up to 60 scholarships on offer. 

How are SWAT MOCK EXAM results reported?

All SWAT MOCK EXAM candidates will receive an accurate and detailed assessment in the form of a report emailed to parents up to 2 weeks after the SWAT MOCK EXAM.

Parents with children in Years 3, 4 & 5 in 2024, SAVE THE DATE FOR SWAT MOCK EXAM 2024 – SATURDAY 6 JULY 2024!

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