Case Studies

Discover how schools like yours have used our assessments to better understand their pupils and inform differentiated teaching and learning.

CAT4 and PASS : right questions at the American International School

The American International School (AISA) in Abu Dhabi knows about cultural diversity.

St George’s British International School

St George’s consists of three parts: two junior schools, one of which is located in the city centre, and a secondary school on a green-field site with the other junior just on the edge of the city

Identifying fragile learners at GEMS Wellington Primary School with PASS

‘Success for all’ is the ethos at GEMS Wellington Primary School in Dubai. By drilling down into children’s attitudes to learning, the school ensures it is equipped to meet this goal

Empowering life-long learners to follow their own path

The innovative Nagoya International School, which follows the IB curriculum, is embracing its own philosophy of critical and creative thinking by using CAT4 and PASS to get a holistic view of their students

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Child-led and data-informed: The Riverside School, Prague

Graeme Chisholm, Principal, and Matthew Dagan, Deputy Principal, Assessment, at Riverside Primary School in Prague, explain how the school put data triangulation at the heart of their new management structure and why this led on to the development of their own web-based application to share data.

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Data driven dialogues: developing mastery in mathematics

Iain Hope, the Deputy Head of Primary at the British School Jakarta, explains how a combination of data from Progress Tests and teacher informed ‘data driven dialogues’, can be used to create next steps in learning on an individual, cohort and school level to create true ‘data informed’ action plans. Within this, Iain Hope focuses on the example of development of ‘mastery’ in mathematics.

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Identifying Academic Needs and Strategies for Intervention

Iain Hope, the Deputy Head of Primary at the British School Jakarta, explains how a school can use a combination of data from the Progress Test Series ® (PT Series) and Cognitive Abilities Test ® (CAT4) to identify specific needs or ‘dips’ in academic progress.

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Using NGRT to support reading interventions

At Hinchingbrooke School in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, Year 6 students participating in their induction from feeder primary schools in July take the New Group Reading Test (NGRT) in preparation for their arrival in September.

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Analysing Data in an IB Curriculum School

Beijing City International School is a not-for-profit private school that is permitted to enrol Chinese national students alongside students from around the world. The school has over 1,000 students from toddlers to Grade 12, representing over 31 nationalities.

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Analysing Data in an American International School

Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys (SZPAB) is a fee-paying school in Abu Dhabi, UAE, providing a curriculum to students founded in the American Common Core Standards.

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Developing a personalised approach to learning at The Regent Primary School, Abuja

The Regent Primary School in Abuja, Nigeria, prides itself on its high standards and on its personalised approach to teaching and learning. It recently became the first school in Abuja and only the fourth in the whole of Nigeria to be accredited against BSO (British School Overseas).

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Implementing a UK assessment model in an international context

Intuitive Education Consultants, establishes and manages successful international schools across the Middle East. An essential part of their work is establishing standards that will deliver excellence, and they are achieving this goal by creating a common framework for assessment.

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CAT4: Effective thinking at Ashoka Universal School in India

Using the Cognitive Abilities Test: Fourth Edition (CAT4), Ashoka Universal School has developed a more personalised approach to teaching and learning, ensuring their students make excellent all-round progress.

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Nagoya International School: Empowering life-long learners to follow their own path

The innovative Nagoya International School, which follows the IB curriculum, is embracing its own philosophy of critical and creative thinking by using CAT4 and PASS to get a holistic view of their students

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