My school is on the way to understanding the Science of Reading. What assessment to you recommend that is in line with this?
620 September 2021
There is no one assessment that will assess everything relating to the five areas of reading.
Teachers must always consider what they are assessing and why they are assessing. We must also get out of our heads that matching a child to a number (as in PM benchmarking) doesn't actually tell us anything about a student's reading ability.
It is important to assess the parts (phonological awareness, phonics,...