Knowledgebase : Assessment for Excellence (Scotland) > Secondary > General > S1/S2 Baseline Assessments
The S1/S2 baseline assessments consist of the following sections: Vocabulary: Pupils are presented with a series of multiple choice questions designed to test their ability in vocabulary. Mathematics: The questions include fractions, decimals and shap...
You may run the assessments with any late joiners up until the Easter holidays. We would ask that you email secondary.support@cem.dur.ac.uk to let us know how many extra pupils you intend to test so we can update our records. Once the results files for ...
We are able to offer the computer-adaptive assessments to schools wanting to test pupils in June/July prior to them going into the relevant cohort in September. To register for early computer-adaptive testing you will need to complete a copy of the Seco...
If a pupil took the S1/S2 Baseline assessments at their previous school it is possible to add it into your school's data. However, before we do so you need to obtain permission from their previous school to release the data. (Schools join S1/S2 Baseline...
The S1/S2 baseline assessments are designed to fit into a lesson period of 1 hour.
The S1/S2 Baseline Assessments should be taken during Term 1 (from mid August to December). The Attitudinal Questionnaire should be administered during Term 2 or 3, with the exception of the Induction Questionnaire (for your new starters) in Term 1 and ...