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Developing literacy and reading ability is fundamental to a student's ability to access the curriculum. The New Group Reading Test (NGRT) is a standardised, termly assessment that reliably measures reading skills to help you get to the root of any problems precisely and quickly. Particularly useful to identify EAL students who may appear to be competent readers but who could have weak comprehension skills, 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. A student’s reading ability can be benchmarked using the Standardised Age Score (SAS).
The assessment is adaptive - questions are automatically presented based on a student’s ability as they complete them, so more able students 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.