GL Assessment is the leading provider of formative assessments to UK schools.

Working with a large pool of leading universities and research teams, our scientifically rigorous assessments have been used by education, health and psychology professionals for over 40 years. Today, we lead literacy, numeracy and ability testing in UK schools and have delivered over 30 million online tests, providing teachers with real insights and evidence to help them make a genuine improvement. Our tests are nationally standardised, giving measures such as standard age scores, and include parental reporting where appropriate. Assessments include the Cognitive Abilities Test 4 (CAT4), the New Group Reading Test (NGRT) and the Progress Test Series.

Own Brands

  • Cognitive Abilities Test 4 (CAT4), New Group Reading Test (NGRT), Progress Test Series (PT Series), Pupil Attitudes to Self and School (PASS)

Supplier Brands

Early Years

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Using GL Assessment data with educators and leaders to drive high achievement

By Jonathan Bishop, Executive Headteacher at Broadclyst Community Primary School and CEO at Cornerstone Academy Trust As the leadership team in a Multi-Academy Trust, we constantly ask ourselves: is every child in the school achieving what we would want and expect them to? Cornerstone Academy Trust has a national and international reputation for its use … Continued

Using PASS to help reconnect students with the learning they have missed

By Gail Gordon, Teaching Assistant – Assessment & Intervention at River Tyne Academy Gateshead River Tyne Academy is an alternative provision setting based in Gateshead. It is part of the River Tees Multi-Academy Trust and currently has 117 students on roll. Gail Gordon, Teaching Assistant for Assessment & Intervention, explains below how the school has … Continued

Marking and data still adding to teacher workload issues, study finds

Published 03/09/2019 A new survey of teachers’ workload challenges has found that marking and data collation continue to be a...