Rigorous and reliable assessments without levels for measuring and monitoring progress in English for the 2014 national curriculum.
The Standardised English Tests
The English Progress Tests are fully matched to the primary national curriculum (2014) for English, and cover:
Objectives of the Tests
The Baseline tests are designed to be used at the beginning of the academic year and cover the curriculum content that pupils are expected to know from the previous year. (There is no Baseline test for Year 1.)
The Autumn progress tests recap on some of the knowledge and skills children should have learned in the previous year and the coverage which they can be expected to have completed by the end of the autumn term. There are some more difficult questions that enable advanced pupils to demonstrate their abilities.
The Spring progress tests cover the content that pupils can be expected to have completed by the end of the spring term as well as challenging questions to measure the abilities of the more able pupils.
The End of Year tests cover the content of the curriculum for the year or that which is deemed appropriate where the curriculum covers upper and lower parts of Key Stage.
Each test is supported by a teacher manual and marking scheme. The English tests come with access to a sophisticated online diagnostic tool for detailed analysis of the results which can be made available via KnowYourPupils.com at no extra cost. This diagnostic tool analyses the results in six main ways:
Samples of tests are available to download at the foot of the page
All the tests are available on paper and the English and Maths test can be taken online (at no extra cost) where they are automatically marked and analysed for you.
***Smaller packs of 10 tests are available for small schools with fewer than 135 pupils on role, and teacher manuals can be purchased separately as well. Please contact our offices by phone (01926 886 914) or email orders@LCP.co.uk to request these special items.