Emotional Literacy Quick Reference Guide

  • Age Range: 5-7 years
  • Suitable for: Teachers
  • Test duration: 30 mins
  • Test format: Paper

Reading Now

A comprehensive and flexible measure of reading ability for five to seven year olds.

Quick and easy to administer, Reading Now is an assessment of the reading capability of very young learners. It has been designed to be administered to small groups of children and, although untimed, should take no longer than 30 minutes for the complete test. The standardised assessment test knowledge at word-level, sentence level and passage level.

Why use Reading Now?

  • Reading Now addresses a wide range of phonic and word recognition skills in children with varying attainment levels, particularly as questions vary in difficulty
  • Fully standardised – Reading Now produces Standard Age Scores and reading ages, whilst linking in with the UK National Curricula
  • The standardised assessment provides comprehensive information that will assist with planning, monitoring progress and evaluating reading standards.