Doctors on Coronavirus frontline surveyed in mental health initiative

As the country’s health system is being tested as never before by Coronavirus, so is the resilience and wellbeing of the doctors and medical staff who keep it going.


New study highlights the importance of reading to the whole school curriculum

Children who are weak readers will struggle as much in maths and science at GCSE as they do in English and in arts subjects, according to one of the biggest ever studies of student reading.


Online help to identify children with dyslexia early

Early identification is key for children with dyslexia. With this in mind, GL Assessment has launched new online versions of its award-winning dyslexia screening tools, Lucid’s Rapid, CoPS 4-7 and LASS 8-11.


Marking and data still adding to teacher workload issues, study finds

A new survey of teachers’ workload challenges has found that marking and data collation continue to be a major source of concern and stress for teachers in England.


Girls more inclined to doubt their intelligence than boys, study finds

One in five children (21%) say they aren’t clever by the time they start secondary school, with girls more likely than boys to doubt their intelligence, according to our large study of UK students.


Primary schools get help to identify pupils with speech and language difficulties in minutes

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.


Obsession with exams is forcing schools to restrict curriculum and leading to damaging consequences, teachers and parents say

Teachers and parents are becoming increasingly concerned that exam pressures are forcing schools to offer a limited, bare-bones education as they start prepping pupils at younger and younger ages, according to two surveys commissioned by GL Assessment.


Value-added assessment tool

Joint initiative offers schools the most accurate assessment yet


Mike Kane MP visits St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

On Friday 27 April, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Sale and GL Assessment welcomed Mike Kane, MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East, for a tour of the school and to see how assessments can be used to track children’s progress effectively and provide the school with valuable insights they can share with parents.