Progress in Understanding Mathematics Assessment (PUMA) is a suite of termly standardised maths tests to enable schools to track progress, predict future performance and benchmark against national averages. Find out more about standardised tests.
Available in termly 10-copy packs, £16.50 per pack BUY
Available for Key Stage 1, £36.50, and Key Stage 2, £47.50 BUY
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.
Join our 3 part webinar series: A cost-effective way of training that will teach you how to make the most of MARK - from setting up, through to using data to inform teaching and reporting. Learn more about the webinar series.
We have carried out a correlation between the results from the PUMA tests and children's results in the 2016 KS1 and KS2 National Tests to support you in identifying those who may currently be on track to perform slightly below the 100 scaled score - read more.
Progress in Understanding Mathematics Assessment (PUMA) KS3 enables schools to accurately measure and predict pupil progress in maths and compare their performance against national averages. Find out more information on PUMA KS3.
Also available - Progress in Reading Assessment and Progress in Grammar, Punctution and Spelling Assessment.
Please be advised that orders of the PUMA 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 PUMA tests are NOT photocopiable.
Three times a year, each year group in key stage 1 and key stage 2 sit standardised reading (PIRA) and maths (PUMA) tests which are provided by RS Assessment from Hodder Education. The results are collected alongside a teacher-assessed writing task. These insights can then be used to design interventions and strategies to narrow the gaps in learning.
Emma Kirkby, Inclusion Manager, outlines how her school have been using the new Rising Stars
Assessment Online marksheets and reporting tool to analyse their children’s results from the
Progress in Understanding Mathematics Assessment (PUMA) termly standardised tests.
We can now make comparisons with the national picture and identify progress.
Staff feel more secure in their judgements with the data to inform them.