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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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