The British Early Literacy Test

Adopted in Britain since 2012, the use of this YEAR 1 test has significantly improved literacy standards in Britain. It reveals which children need special support. For use with children who are most of the way through Year 1.

 

The left column of both the real words and the nonsense words is a test for the end of the FIRST year of schooling.

The right column of both the real words and the nonsense words is a test for the end of the SECOND year of schooling.