The levels 3-5 mathematics test consists of:

  • two non-calculator papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, each lasting 45 minutes
  • mental mathematics test, lasting 20 minutes

Children’s marks from all three tests are aggregated to calculate their overall mathematics level.

Schools can download the 2013 levels 3-5 mathematics test from STA’s orderline.

Equipment needed for the test

Children should have the following equipment for Paper 1 and Paper 2:

  • a pen and pencil;
  • a ruler (showing centimetres and millimetres);
  • an angle measurer;
  • a mirror; and
  • tracing paper.