Regional Assessment Workshop: Ability

Regional Assessment Workshop: Ability

Covering CAT4

Our Regional Assessment Workshop on Ability (CAT4) will allow you to examine the vital implications and issues surrounding Ability assessment:

  • Helping you to identify gifted and talented students and those who may struggle with the cognitive demand of the curriculum
  • Informing the setting of targets for pupils and students
  • How CAT4 can help you to maximise Pupil Premium performance
  • Using Ability measurements to pinpoint coasting students and pupil underachievement
  • Personalising learning for pupils across all ability levels
  • Measuring ‘value added’ referenced to national averages
  • Considering different cognitive learners and learning profiles to ensure maximum engagement


*Workshops cost £100 for the first delegate and £50 per delegate after that. If you are a CDS customer please contact your Account Manager to check if training is included in your package.

Upcoming workshops:

Date Time Region Venue
Wed, 22/11/2017 13:30-16:00 North West Westhoughton High School, Bolton, BL5 3BZ
Tue, 28/11/2017 16:00-18:30 Yorkshire & Humber The Grammar School at Leeds, Leeds, LS17 8GS
Wed, 06/12/2017 13:30-16:00 West Midlands Rushall Inclusion Service, Walsall, WS4 1NG
Mon, 11/12/2017 15:30-18:00 South West Broadclyst Primary School, Exeter, EX5 3JG


If you're using our other assessments, click here for the details of the other Regional Assessment Workshops available.

What others say about our workshops:

“It’s essential to understand the learning profile of your pupils. What are their strengths? What areas need development? What’s their natural way of learning? […] you must do this quickly; otherwise you’ll spend the first two terms on the back foot.”
Nigel Ward, Chief Executive, Northern Schools Trust

What you'll learn...

  • Assessment best practices
  • Detailed explanations of statistical terminology
  • How best to use your data