We value GL Assessment’s tests enormously. They are central to our teaching and learning, and we continuously share the data with parents.
Jill Wilson CBE, Headmistress, The Gleddings

England’s 10 year olds come in the world top 10 for reading

This week saw the publication of the latest Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), which tested over 300,000 10-year-olds from across the world.

Greenwood Academy recognised as Centre of Assessment Excellence

Greenwood Academy in Castle Vale, Birmingham, has been recognised as a Centre of Assessment Excellence by GL Assessment, the UK’s leading provider of formative assessments for schools.

The relationship between word reading and word spelling in English

As encapsulated by the Simple View of Reading, skilled reading involves the ability to read words accurately and efficiently and the ability to understand language.

Why do we all need to spell the same way?

While some may question such a strong focus on spelling in the National Curriculum, a child who is a good speller will be a more confident writer and will be able to express themselves better in all of their subjects.