Introduction

All students require headphones to access this test.

The New Group Reading Test (NGRT) was published in a paper edition in September 2010. It comprised four levels of tests with equivalent forms for students from age six to 16.

This digital edition departs in two significant ways from the paper test on which it is based:

1. it is adaptive;

2. it comprises three equivalent forms (A, B and C) which may be administered to students across the age range seven to 16.

Results from trialling the digital test with children in Year 1 demonstrated that the method of answering the questions was a barrier to such young children and their performance was significantly lower when tested with the digital edition rather than the paper edition. NGRT Digital, therefore is suitable for the following year groups: