About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales General progress; Specific progress; Observational comparison; Social feedback; Physiological states
Description The WSPS provides an estimation on how children feel about themselves as writers.
Example My writing has improved
Link http://www.jstor.org/stable/20201910?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Implementation details

No. of items 38
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 9-12
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .87-.91
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Bottomley, D., Henk, W., & Melnick, S. (1997). Assessing children's views about themselves as writers using the Writer Self-Perception Scale. The Reading Teacher, 51(4), 286-296. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20201910