Assessment material

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

Two one-page tasks covering: punctuation (full stops and capital letters) and writing with simple verb tenses. Use as evidence that a given learning outcome has been achieved. Also useful for diagnostic assessment.

Level
E2
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E2.1a
ESOL Ws/E2.3a
ESOL Ws/E2.4a

Three one-page tasks covering: write a simple sentence, recognise signs/symbols and follow a simple narrative. Use as evidence that a given learning outcome has been achieved. Also useful for diagnostic assessment and Entry 1 literacy.

Level
E1
English
General literacy / English
ESOL
ESOL Rt/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Ws/E1.1a

Excellent multiple choice exam practice for Level 1. 10 short texts each with two spelling errors.

Level
L1
English
Wt/L1.6
Ww/L1.1

Living in Poverty is a thought provoking article from the Nursing Times. It is used in this literacy initial assessment for possible Access to Healthcare students. The accompanying questions are designed to check whether students are working at level 2 standards and can follow an argument, summarise information, recognise bias, distinguish between fact and opinion, and write using supporting evidence.

Level
L2
English
Rt/L2.8
Rt/L2.4
Rt/L2.5
Wt/L2.6
Context
Health, Social care, Early years

Entry 1 reading practice test (A) in Edexcel-style. Great for extra practice and revision (would also be good for diagnostic assessment at the start of the year). With answer sheet.

Level
E1
English
Reading

Entry 2 handling data practice test in Edexcel-style. Great for extra practice and revision. 6 pages plus answer sheet. Covers many E2 HD1 (data and statistical measures) elements.

Level
E2
Maths
Data Handling
HD1/E2.3
HD1/E2.4
HD1/E2.5
HD1/E2.1
HD1/E2.2

Entry 1 reading practice test (B) in Edexcel-style. Great for extra practice and revision (would also be good for diagnostic assessment at the start of the year). With answer sheet.

Level
E1
English
Reading

Writing practice (in the style of Trinity exams – task 2) is an excellent series of ESOL writing tasks (ideal for Literacy too) with two very useful sample messages to look at first. Includes 4 postcard-writing tasks, 5 notes/messages, and 3 text message tasks.
Covers all ESOL E1 and Lit E1 writing elements.

Level
E1
English
Writing
ESOL
ESOL Writing

A reading comprehension exercise written in the style of a practice OCR E1 reading assignment (Task 1). It also includes OCR style tasks 2-4 (purpose of text, reading signs and symbols) – these are NOT about Love Hearts.
Love Hearts task 1 can also be used independently or alongside our popular Valentine’s Day E2-L2 Love Hearts Assignment (see below) in mixed ability classes.

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E1.2
Rw/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1

Entry 2 measure practice test in Edexcel-style. Great for extra practice and revision. 8 pages plus answer sheet.

Level
E2
Maths
Common Measures
Shape and Space