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New Group Reading Test for Trusts

A fully adaptive, standardised, termly reading assessment.

Developing literacy in primary school is key and reading ability is fundamental to a pupil's ability to access the curriculum in secondary school. The New Group Reading Test (NGRT) is a standardised, termly assessment that reliably measures reading skills against the national average to help you get to the root of any problems precisely and quickly. NGRT provides information about sentence completion and comprehension skills allowing you to identify where difficulties lie. Being a termly assessment allows for regular monitoring of reading progress and measuring the impact of intervention, and a pupil’s reading ability can be benchmarked using the Standardised Age Score (SAS).

The assessment is adaptive - questions are automatically presented based on a pupil’s ability as they complete them, so more able pupils can be challenged while weaker readers are kept engaged.

Analyse the results of NGRT to identify strengths that can be further developed as well as areas that require improvement, allowing you to start the process of creating a personalised reading intervention plan, if necessary.

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Training
From webinars and online videos to a bespoke training session delivered at your school or Trust, we’ll make sure that you and your colleagues are confident with using our assessments and that you’re getting the most from your data.
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Assessment Insights
One-to-one help when you need it from one of our assessment data experts. With over 50 years of classroom experience between them, they will answer your questions and help you analyse your data.
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All of our assessments come with a suite of helpful guides designed to get you started and keep benefiting from the data. Technical information and platform support are here too.
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