Test identification

Name of test Rising Stars Progress Tests Reading - Second Edition
Version Second Edition
Previous version(s) Progress Tests Second Edition - English (Year 1), Reading (Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6)
Subjects Literacy
Summary Written to support children meet the higher expectations in the national tests, extracts become more diverse and challenging throughout the year to develop children's reading comprehension skills. Mark scheme links to content domains.

Assessment screening

Publisher RS Assessments
Test source https://www.risingstars-uk.com/series/assess-reading-progress-tests/products
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. No
Age range 5-11 Years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS1, KS2
UK standardisation sample Yes
Publication date 2017
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist Criterion-referenced/not a normed test