We found the New Group Reading Test more accurate than the SATS in assessing students’ strengths and weaknesses. SATS just give us a number. The test gives us details on the areas we need to focus on.
Gaurav Dubay, Head of English at King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys in Birmingham, reviews our New Group Reading Test in the January issue of Special Children magazine.
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The importance of developing children's skills of self-regulation, and shares her strategies for how to do this
The importance of maintaining a focus on literacy within the curriculum has never been far away from the government’s agenda and anyone working within education would agree that developing strong literacy skills are key to a student’s success, particularly as external examinations consist of written papers.
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.