Assessment material

Initial, diagnostic, formative, summative or self-assessment materials.

Start of term quiz or diagnostic exercises (or use simply to get learners into the swing of things!) includes a wide range of questions covering number, measures and data handling.
Two versions – one for E1-E3, one for L1-2.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
Maths
General numeracy / maths

A wonderful practice paper. Just like the real thing with 40 multiple choice questions based a good selection of 8 authentic texts (letter, email, job advert, instructions, report, film reviews, etc.). Questions cover reading comprehension, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation.

Level
L1
English
General literacy / English
Reading

An excellent practice paper that could also be used as an initial assessment. Covers speaking, listening and communication; reading and writing. Ideal for all those providers now switching from adult literacy to Functional English.

Level
L1
English
Functional Skills English
General literacy / English

An excellent assessment paper (based on a college cafe) designed to be used in the Autumn Term. Covers all aspects of Level 2 Functional Maths and will be immensely useful for providers that are switching from adult numeracy to FM.

Level
L2
Maths
Data Handling
Functional Maths
General numeracy / maths
Common Measures
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Covers the relationship between addition and subtraction; division and multiplication; fractions, decimals and percentages; along with multiples, square numbers, and factors. Ideal for initial assessment, homework or revision.

Level
L1
Maths
Adult Numeracy N2/L1.3
N1/L1.5
N1/L1.6

A City & Guilds Style practice paper – 18 questions, many with a mobile phone theme. Covers money, measures, shape & space, bar charts, estimating and rounding, tallies, fractions, multiplication, division and more. Great for homework, revision or assessment.

Level
E3
Maths
Data Handling
Measures shape and space
Number

My Christmas covers planning, drafting and proof reading a letter or a short story about activities over Christmas. This version is aimed at Entry 3 but can also be used for other levels (includes a mark sheet for E3 assessment).
Adapted from Marion Crocker’s E2-L2 Lapland writing resource (see below).

Level
E3
English
Writing

A topical way to assess how your students have progressed during the autumn term. A great series of tasks based on the Royal Mail delivery services at Christmas. Includes reading comprehension, writing, form filling and a speaking/listening/discussion task.

Level
E3
English
General literacy / English
Form filling

My house is a fabulous tool to use at the beginning of the year. Gather useful ILP information during initial assessment. Sample house, blank house and full instructions / teaching ideas are provide. Suitable for literacy and numeracy students at all levels.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
General
Aims & objectives, ILPs, reflections

Fabulous set of 40 challenging multiple choice questions focusing on spelling, vocabulary, grammar (some are very challenging) and punctuation (again, challenging, and with good coverage of apostrophes).

Level
L2
English
Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)
Ws/L2.2
Ws/L2.4
Ww/L2.1