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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09460: Richard Lyle (Uddingston and Bellshill)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 25 May 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to introduce numeracy testing that is structured on a similar basis to the new group reading tests (NGRT), which are also known as GL assessments.

Answered by: John Swinney 6 June 2017

The Scottish Government is introducing bespoke national standardised assessments in both literacy and numeracy in August 2017. These assessments have been designed specifically to reflect the way we deliver education in Scotland, through the Curriculum for Excellence.