For pupils

As our assessment takes a completely different format to most traditional paper-based tests, pupils tend to thoroughly enjoy their experience and many even ask if they can sit it again.

Most existing reading assessments take up large amounts of class time and often only give very subjective and general views of reading. By replacing these more time-consuming assessments we can help decrease overall testing time for pupils, whilst still providing teachers with the information they need to pinpoint specific problem areas and identify those struggling in a matter of minutes.

Our entirely computer based assessment monitors a child’s spontaneous eye movements whilst they read two very simple passages of text. As our method does not require pupils to write we are able to quickly determine the reading attainment of those pupils with very low literacy capabilities, who may not be able to participate in lengthy paper-based assessments. Our user-friendly Results Portal makes it easy for schools to monitor the reading progress of individual pupils, and quickly ensure interventions are having the intended impact.

Working with Lexplore can help improve reading attainment across the board, encouraging children to thoroughly engage with all subjects and achieve their academic potential. High levels of literacy can also have a hugely positive impact outside the classroom by increasing self-esteem and helping to alleviate many behavioural problems.

For School Leaders   For Teachers and SENCOs

Pupil Opinions

Pupil

KS2 • Mersey Vale Primary School

” I found it more enjoyable than other tests that we do because it was fun, short and less tiring. The stories were interesting and I wanted to read them to find out what happened.”

Pupil

KS2 • Mersey Vale Primary School

“It was a better reading test for me as it was on a computer screen and I prefer this. It didn’t seem like doing a test”