Test identification

Name of test York Assessment of Reading for Comprehenion: Primary
Version YARC, YARC early years set, YARC primary set, YARC secondary set
Previous version(s) YARC, YARC early years set, YARC primary set, YARC secondary set
Subjects Literacy
Summary A suite of one-to-one, diagnostic reading assessments that enables you to assess your pupils’ reading and comprehension skills from an early age through to the end of secondary school. This Passage Reading Primary Version measures reading accuracy, reading rate and reading comprehension. It also includes a Single Word Reading test for benchmarking.

Assessment screening

Authors Snowling, M., Stothard, S., Clarke, P., Crane-Bowyer, C., Harrington, A., Truelove, E., & Nation, K
Publisher GL Assessment
Test source https://www.gl-assessment.co.uk/products/york-assessment-of-reading-for-comprehension-yarc/
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 5;0-11;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS1, KS2
UK standardisation sample Yes
Publication date 2009
Re-norming date n/a

Eligibility

Reason for exclusion from shortlist No recent norms available