GL Assessment has today published a termly, standardised spelling test which is designed to help teachers measure their pupils’ spelling skills against a national benchmark. The first digital, adaptive spelling test of its kind, the New Group Spelling Test is designed for pupils aged 6 – 14 years and is suitable for use on a PC or tablet.
As encapsulated by the Simple View of Reading, skilled reading involves the ability to read words accurately and efficiently and the ability to understand language.
KS3 can offer so much more than GCSE exam prep – it’s where our pupils should gain a solid foundation for learning, writes our Chief Executive, Greg Watson.
At a time when resources to support children with speech and language difficulties is at best inequitable or at worst inaccessible*, GL Assessment has unveiled a toolkit to help primary schools easily screen and support children with speech and language difficulties.
Low self-esteem can have a direct effect on reading attainment, particularly for girls, according to our new report looking at assessment data of over 40,000 pupils. Read the findings, real case studies and our recommended interventions.