Test outcomes and timings

Test outcomes and features of GAPS

Test outcomes and features

What does this mean for you?

Standardised score

See whether a pupil’s attainment is above or below the national average for their year cohort.

Age standardised score

See how a pupil is performing against other pupils of the same age, calculated in years and months.

GPS age

Get a quick measure of attainment against the age at which a pupil’s performance is typical.

Strand analysis, including strand national average

See strengths and weaknesses of your pupils’ language skills across grammar, punctuation, vocabulary and spelling to inform future teaching.

Facility value for every question

See the percentage of pupils who answered each question correctly in the standardisation trial.

Performance indicators

Identify whether pupils are meeting performance expectations for their year.

Hodder scale

Measure pupil progress with this independent scale. Useful for tracking and predicting performance of children who are working outside of their age range but continue to make small increments of progress for their year.

Standardised in 2016/17

Compare performance and progress of your Year 1 to Year 6 pupils with confidence.

Supporting manuals, including mark schemes and test guidance

One manual per Key Stage, providing administration guidance, mark schemes, outcome tables, technical information and all the information needed to administer, mark and report on each assessment.

Free comprehensive curriculum maps

Ease planning and ensure that all content is taught before administering the tests with free comprehensive curriculum maps that break down the national curriculum into a meaningful term-by-term programme of study, segmenting skills and content into termly ‘chunks’.

Free access to online assessment and reporting tool, MARK

Trusted by over 6,000 schools for valid, easy-to-use assessment and reporting and used by teachers to analyse over 4 million papers.









Test timings


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