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Bedrock's groundbreaking reading test
Assessing reading is hard. So we've worked hard to support you in doing it.
Launching in the Autumn term. Register now!
Watch: Bedrock's approach to assessing reading
Administering assessments is so time-consuming
A one-size-fits-all test just doesn't fit!
A learner's reading age is not the whole picture
How can I be confident results are accurate?
I need results that reflect the curriculum's requirements
One test. Multiple sub-skills tested.
Assessing a learner's ability to understand information explicitly presented in the text
Assessing a learner's ability to understand information not explicitly presented in the text via inference
Assessing a learner's ability to understand the specific meanings of words and phrases in context
Assessing a learner's ability to understand how authorial intent is communicated by language choice
Assessing a learner's ability to understand the overall meaning of a paragraph or text
Assessing a learner's ability to use understanding of what has happened in a text to predict what will happen next
Inter & Intratextuality
Assessing a learner's ability to use understanding of overall text structure and argumentation to make comparisons within or across texts
Types of reading
Test adaptivity and item banking
Created by experts in reading and assessment
The ultimate goal of reading is for comprehension, so that we can read for enjoyment and to learn. Reading comprehension needs will present a barrier to learning so it is crucial that we use robust assessment approaches that allow us to identify reading comprehension needs.
Professor, Royal Holloway University of London, Reading & Language Development