Supporting teachers and pupils in autumn with NFER Tests

With many pupils having experienced lost classroom learning this year, we understand that assessing the learning needs of these pupils and supporting them through this academic year will become key. NFER Tests for years 1-6 will provide you with a straightforward way to gather the data insights you need to support pupils and teachers throughout the autumn term and beyond.

NFER Tests are the assessment choice of thousands of schools. With the child-friendly materials, you'll be able to:

  • see how pupils are performing in comparison to pupils nationally, with benchmarking data from a typical term prior to the Covid-19 pandemic
  • conduct gap analysis to help inform further teaching and learning
  • monitor standardised scores over time and make accurate comparisons between pupils and groups.

Identifying focus areas with the online Analysis Tool

The NFER Tests Analysis Tool, which is free for all NFER Tests schools, enables you to easily analyse pupil performance, helping to inform planning for the whole cohort as well as on a more individualised basis. Using the Generate Reports function, you can create these useful data summaries:

The NFER Tests Analysis Tool, which is free for all NFER Tests schools, allows you to create a number of useful data summaries, including an attainment comparison report and individual progress report.

Approaching assessment sensitively

To support pupils during the transition back to classroom learning, it is important to remember how these unprecedented circumstances may have impacted their feelings towards school. It may be helpful for focused, valuable and timely assessments to be carefully presented as low-stakes situations which provide formative opportunities for pupil and teacher alike.

Click here to learn more about the full NFER Tests range.