Progress in Reading Assessment

Reliably assess reading attainment and progress with termly standardised reading tests

Progress in Reading Assessment (PiRA) termly tests produce standardised results and age related scores to enable schools to track pupil progress term by term, predict future performance and benchmark against national averages.  Find out more about standardised tests.

  • Provides a diagnostic profile for each pupil, including a standardised score
  • Helps monitor small increments of progress
  • Supports the identification of strengths and weaknesses
  • FREE online marksheets and reports to easily report outcomes by pupil, group or class
  • Simple and quick to administer and mark

The same trusted and reliable PiRA questions can also be taken online:

  • Auto-marking and instant progress and performance reports
  • Easily and quickly analyse individual, group and class results
  • Auto-saving function means that no data is lost
  • Add variety to assessment methods
  • Compatible with PC or tablet
  • Reduce paper usage

Order print tests    Interactive tests    Free sample test    View free online reports


What's included in PiRA?

Pupil Test Booklets
  • Write-in booklets for children to complete the tests
  • Feature a range of different text types - stories, poems and non-fiction
  • Include questions covering inference, comprehension and language, structure and presentation

Available in termly 10-copy packs, £17.00 per pack  BUY
Progress in Reading Assessment Manual

  • Include full mark schemes and diagnostic profiling information

Available for Key Stage 1, £40.00, and Key Stage 2, £50.00  BUY

Online marksheets and reports

My Assessment and Reporting Kit


Free online marksheets and reports will enable you to enter your pupils' test scores and generate powerful reports by pupil, group or class. You can access these reports via MARK (My Assessment and Reporting Kit) which is FREE to purchase online. Unlock access now


National Tests correlation

We know how important it is for you to be able to predict your pupils’ SATs results with accuracy. That’s why we regularly carry out extensive research, with thousands of pupils, to ensure that PiRA scores continue to provide helpful information to predict SATs results. To find out about our most recent correlation study, click below!

Find our more about the correlation study


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Please be advised that orders of the PiRA tests are restricted to schools/institutions only. Please supply an institutional address when you place your order as we are unable to fulfil orders with a private address.  Please also note that the PiRA tests are NOT photocopiable.

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