Top tips for developing a robust Trust-wide assessment policy

GL Assessment’s standardised tests are a real time-saver.


Implementing a Common Assessment Framework across a Trust

We are confident that GL Assessment’s range of tests will help us identify what we need to do next and to develop new strategies.


Supporting student wellbeing post-lockdown

PASS allows us to see how all students feel about school – and it allows us to recognise those we don’t always spot.


Using New Group Reading Test in this imperfect learning storm

We believe that NGRT will help inform us upon our return to classrooms in September.


An accidental success story: NGRT at St. Oliver Plunkett Primary School

The insight NGRT gave us allowed the efforts of staff (and parents) to be recognised and celebrated.


How can we measure the impact of Covid-19?

Hilary Fine, Director of Assessment Development at GL Assessment, shares some of the innovative ways our partner schools have adapted during school lockdown - and how schools can approach assessment as more of their pupils return


Key considerations: The phased reopening of schools for learners with SEND

“I would encourage schools to think of this, not so much as a transition point, but more as a transition window. Some learners will need longer than others to adapt to the ‘new normal’ of school life.”


Ten ‘Top Tips’ for getting the best out of CDS

Using the CDS package effectively helps to give us a clear picture of a child’s strengths and weaknesses.


The importance of reliable data at the point of entry

CAT4 as an online package is quick, non-threatening for children, easy to administer for staff and the data it provides is both highly useful and useable.


Making lesson time more effective with the PT Series

The reports provided by GL Assessment contain information which can inform the class teacher on where their children are at and, by using this, allow them to plan their time more effectively