Test level age guide

A quick guide to NGRT levels

Please refer to the table below to see the target year groups and age range covered for each test level.

 

NGRT  Paper Level Age Range covered by NGRT Norms Year Group (England) Age of Year Group Key Stage
Test 1 5:00 - 7:03 Year 1 5-6 KS1
Test 1B 5:00 - 7:09 Years 1-2 5-7 KS1
Test 2A/2B 6:00 - 10:05 Years 2-3 and struggling readers in Year 4 6-9 KS1-KS2
Test 3A/3B 9:00 - 14:05 Years 5-7 and struggling readers in Year 8 9-13  KS2-KS3
Test 3C 9:00 - 13:09 Years 5-7 and struggling readers in Year 8 9-13  KS2-KS3
Test 3D 8:00 - 11:09 Years 4-6 9-11  KS2
Test 4A/4B 13:00 - 17:05 Years 9-11 13-16  KS3-KS4
Test 4C 12:00 - 14:09 Years 8-9 13-14  KS3