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National Reading & Numeracy Tests
Profion Darllen a Rhifedd Cenedlaethol

 

Every May, children in Years 2 - 9 take national tests in reading and numeracy.

It is really important that your child is in school during this time so that they can take the tests.

 

Reading:

The reading tests are made up of short questions based on two or more texts. Some of the questions check how well the text has been understood, others aim to find out if children are able to make judgements about what they are reading.

 

Numeracy:

There are two kinds of numeracy tests. 

  1. The procedural test measures skills in number, measuring and data skills. 
  2. The reasoning test measures how well children can use what they know to solve everyday problems. 

For further information for parents/carers Yr 2-9 - Reading and Numeracy Tests in Wales

 

http://learning.gov.wales/docs/learningwales/publications/170413-information-for-parents-carers-2-9-en.pdf

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