Buy assessments from RS Assessment from Hodder Education

Whether you are looking for reliable assessments to support teacher judgements, standardised tests to predict progress, national-test style papers or online analysis, we have a wide range of resources to help.

We offer reliable and easy-to-use assessments for key stage one to key stage three, including assessments for children with special educational needs. You can purchase primary resources from the Rising Stars website, and secondary and SEN assessments from the Hodder Education website.

Browse the RS Assessment from Hodder Education 2018 catalogue here.

Here are some of the highlights from our primary, secondary and SEN assessment products.

Primary assessment

Formative assessment
Rising Stars Assessment Progress Tests Progress Tests

Half termly assessments in GPS, mathematics, science and reading with online analysis to help identify gaps and plan teaching effectively.

Rising Stars Assessment Writing Tasks Writing Assessment Tasks

Half-termly tasks to help teachers assess and moderate children’s writing with confidence.

Rising Stars Assessment Computing Tasks Computing Assessment Tasks

Flexible tasks to embed and assess the computing curriculum.

Rising Stars Assessment Bank Assessment Bank

An online searchable bank containing thousands of questions for the new curriculum with a simple test builder.

Rising Stars Assessment I Can statements for children ‘I Can’ Statements

Child-friendly progression statements with mastery questions for teachers to support formative assessment.

Rising Stars Assessment Progression Frameworks Progression Frameworks

Frameworks which break down the curriculum into individual statements with “what to look for” guidance to help identify gaps in knowledge.

Summative assessment
Rising Stars Assessment Optional Tests Optional Tests

Three sets of comparable summative tests for each year group, in the style and format of the national tests. Includes free online analysis.

Standardised assessment
Progress in Understanding Reading Assessment (PiRA) PiRA

Termly reading assessments that provide standardised results and age related scores to track pupil progress term by term. Includes free online analysis.

Progress in Understanding Maths Assessment (PUMA) PUMA

Termly maths tests that benchmark pupil performance against national averages and accurately measure and predict progress. Includes free online analysis.

Grammar Punctuation and Spelling Assessment (GAPS) GAPS

Termly tests that measure and predict children’s progress in grammar, punctuation and spelling. Includes free online analysis.


Many of our assessments come with FREE online analysis and reporting on MARK (My Assessment Reporting Kit). Find out more here.

Secondary assessment

Progress in Understanding Maths Assessment Key Stage Three (PUMA KS3) PUMA KS3

Standardised termly tests that enable schools to accurately measure and predict pupil progress in maths and compare their performance against national averages.

Access Mathematics Tests AMT  

Access Mathematics Tests

Standardised maths assessment for both group and individual testing, across a wide age and ability range.

Access Reading Test (ART)  

Access Reading Test

Tests to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses in four key aspects of reading comprehension: Literal Comprehension, Vocabulary, Comprehension requiring inference or prediction and Comprehension requiring analysis.

Edinburgh Reading Test ERT  

Edinburgh Reading Tests

Edinburgh Reading Tests access a range of different literacy skills and provide diagnostic profiles that highlight each pupil’s own strengths and weaknesses.

Hodder Group Reading Tests HGRT  

Hodder Group Reading Tests

These wide-range tests assess pupils’ reading comprehension at word, sentence and continuous text level, and are especially useful in assessing mixed-ability groups.


SEN assessment

Special Needs Assessment Profile SNAP


Special Needs Assessment Profile – Specific Learning Difficulties

A computer-aided diagnostic assessment and profiling package that brings real insights to the practical diagnosis of learning difficulties, for ages 5-14.

Special Needs Assessment Profile SNAP - Behaviour  

Special Needs Assessment Profile – Behaviour

SNAP-Behaviour brings to behavioural, emotional and social difficulties the insights and practical strategies that SNAP-SpLD brings to specific learning difficulties.


Powerful online analysis and reports

RS assessment MARK

MARK (My Assessment and Reporting Kit)

MARK is the powerful online platform that helps teachers to get more from their assessments.

In MARK teachers can:

  • gain valuable insight into individual and group performance
  • view gap analysis at a glance
  • generate reports in a few clicks

Set up your school for FREE today.



Can’t find what you’re looking for? You can view our full range of assessment resources on our Primary and Secondary websites. Or visit the Contact page for customer services details. We’d be happy to discuss your needs and provide options for you.