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

Three things to tell your students about spelling

It’s no secret that the English spelling system is complicated and challenging to learn. But how much detail do you share with your students about the reasons that spelling is difficult?

Children’s early language – the key to social mobility

Many of you will have heard about the Government’s plans to close the word gap in the early years. In fact, it is the first priority in their social mobility action plan Unlocking Talent: Fulfilling Potential, really recognising that poor language skills are a critical factor in social disadvantage.

My love affair with words

Recently I’ve been reflecting on my own attitudes towards spelling. I think spelling is a fascinating topic and although I believe that the ability to spell correctly is important

Raising school standards in Wales

This new curriculum will require a new approach to assessment generally. Assessment will focus more on helping learners to understand how they are performing and what they need to do next