Appendix 7: Formal assessment tools used at school entry

Assessment tools used in the schools varied enormously. The most common usage was of the SEA or adapted variations of that test.

ERO found one school where testing did not relate in any way to the New Zealand curriculum.

 

SEA

School entry assessment (skills, knowledge and understanding)

RoL

Record of learning

JOST

Junior oral language screening tool

JAM

Junior assessment maths

CAP

Concepts about print

BURT

Burt word reading test

PIPS

Performance indicators in primary schools

ESAs:IS

Essential skills assessment: information skills

NumPA

Numeracy project assessment

Duncan Word Test

 

6 yr NETS

 

Running records Reading

 

GlOSS

Global strategy stage maths testing

BSM assessment sheets

Beginning school maths sheets

IKAN

Individual knowledge assessment of number

HRS in words test

 

ELLPS

English language learning progressions