Using CAT4 in secondary schools

The UK and Ireland’s most widely used test of reasoning abilities for children aged 6 – 17+ years.

The Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4) is an assessment of developed abilities in areas known to make a difference to learning and achievement – namely verbal, non-verbal, quantitative and spatial reasoning – and provides you with an accurate analysis of potential student achievement.

Standardised on 25,000 students and verified every year based on analysis of a quarter of a million students, CAT4 provides you with valuable baselining data with national benchmarks. It also gives reliable indicators for national tests and examinations, including retrospective Key Stage 2 indicators, 9-1 GCSE and A level indicators.

This page provides information on CAT4 tailored to secondary schools.


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