Progress in Reading Assessment Spring by Colin McCarty, Kate Ruttle


Progress in Reading Assessment Spring by Colin McCarty, Kate Ruttle

This is the Reception, Spring Test, Pack of 10 Progress in Reading Assessment (PiRA) is a standardised, curriculum-linked suite of tests designed for whole-class use and for pupils of all abilities and supports the new National Curriculum. Uniquely, the series offers three tests for each primary school year, to monitor pupils' progress term by term, and provides reliable, predictive and diagnostic information. Or, if you prefer, pick the test(s) you want, to give you maximum flexibility to assess just at the beginning or end of each year. - Full-colour PiRA test for Reception, Spring term - with norms from age 4:3, extending to 7:2 for older, less able pupils (NC levels P6-1a) - Simple and quick to administer and mark - taking just 30 to 40 minutes to assess a whole class - Standardised scores and reading ages, plus a diagnostic profile which supports Assessing Pupil's Progress (APP), will give you a wealth of information and make you more effective in managing learning in your classroom - A decimalised PiRA scale score, based on the termly performance data of over 10,000 pupils nationally, lets you monitor small increments of progress and gives a reliable basis for predicting pupil progress and setting realistic targets

About the Author

Colin McCarty is a former teacher, with extensive test-development experience, including National Tests and a wide range of diagnostic tests for Hodder. Kate Ruttle is a SENCO and Key Practitioner for Inclusion & Literacy in Suffolk.She has written many standardised tests for Hodder.

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8 pages


Colin McCarty, Kate Ruttle
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Publication date

26th November 2010



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