Test identification

Name of test York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension - Secondary Set
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 one-to-one, diagnostic reading assessment that enables you to assess your pupils’ reading and comprehension skills from an early age through to the end of secondary school. This Secondary Version measures silent reading accuracy, fluency and comprehension. Also includes a Single Word Reading Test for benchmarking.

Assessment screening

Subscales Passage Reading Secondary
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 12;0 - 16;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS3, KS4
UK standardisation sample Yes
Publication date 2009
Re-norming date n/a

Eligibility

Reason for exclusion from shortlist No recent norms available