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Early Years Assessments
At CEM, we’re here to support young students’ early learning and development from the very start of their school life. Our two early years baseline assessments give you a snapshot of where your children are at with their learning when they begin at school or nursery: ASPECTS (for 3–4-year-olds) and BASE (for 4–5-year-olds).
Find out more about our early years baseline assessments, and how they can help improve understanding of your students’ abilities and skills.
Why use assessments in the Early Years?
We know there are a lot of strong opinions about putting children through formal testing at such a young age. We agree. Testing for the sake of record keeping at this age makes no sense and adds no value to their learning. However, assessment with purpose can make all the difference.
CEM Early Years assessments are built on research and backed by evidence. They have been developed to complement teacher observations and give you a deeper understanding of your youngest students. Learn more about the insights and impact a good reception baseline can have on children’s learning.