Top tips for examiners

Here are a few things to keep in mind if you'r an examiner at your school.

  • The implementation of the test should be the same for all pupils
  • Remember to advise pupils that it's a reading activity, not a test
  • Keep any interaction with pupils minimal outside the script
  • Positioning pupils correctly during a test is key 
  • Press "Next" as soon as the pupil has finished reading. 
  • Give encouragement and praise when the app isn't recording
  • Always say "Here are some questions about what you just read"
  • Don't give any assistance with the comprehension questions
  • Always add comments that are needed after each pupil's test.