We use CAT4 in co-operation with our feeders in Year 6 to help us get that accuracy in our understanding of the ability and needs of each child as early as possible. This means we have the best chance of deploying the right strategies at the earliest opportunity and these strategies have the longest time to have impactRichard Jenkins, Deputy Headteacher, Porth County Community School
Transition between primary and secondary can be a difficult time for children. Where they struggle to assimilate and are not given the right support, it can have a knock-on effect into Year 8 and even beyond.
Using Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT4) you can understand your pupils’ developed abilities and likely academic potential with a comprehensive picture of strengths, weaknesses and learning preferences. By testing each pupil with CAT4 upon entry you establish a robust ‘baseline’ for performance on entry, from which you can set targets and track progress.
CAT4 will provide you with:
You can use the CAT4 data to: