We are the assessment provider with a reassuring history. Bringing together expertise and resources from Rising Stars (leading provider of assessments for primary schools) and Hodder Education (provider of rigorous tests to secondary schools for over 40 years), RS Assessment from Hodder Education offers everything you need for meaningful and reliable assessment.

We know no test or tool will know pupils as well as their teachers. That’s why everything we do serves to support your professional judgement.

Who we are and what we stand for

Our values represent who we are and what you can expect when working with us. They guide the decisions we make to ensure we continue to be the assessment provider of choice.

RS Assessment from Hodder Education - what we stand for


Through our 40-year legacy, market-tested products and expert author teams, schools know they can trust us for their assessment needs.


Whether a school is looking for a robust product, words of advice, timely support or customer service, they can depend on us.


We are committed to supporting schools and empowering teachers, beyond the scope of our paid-for products and services.


Teachers are our best advocates and we’re proud to have schools recommending us throughout the UK and worldwide.


Whether it is a change in policy, a new curriculum or an emerging need in schools, we are on the pulse and quick to respond.


We strive to be as straightforward as possible, both through our products that are easy to use and our people who are a pleasure to deal with.

Whether you are looking for reliable tools to support teacher assessment, standardised tests to predict progress, online analysis, or just support and advice – we’re here to help. Browse this site for the latest news, advice and support, or visit our product websites to place an order.


The Hodder Education Group includes: