InCAS for ages 5-11
(Primary school assessment)
Help students build a strong foundation
Avg Duration: 20 minutes per section
Assessment: Digital (web based or download), Adaptive
Sections: Reading, Spelling, Mathematics, Mental Arithmetic, Developed Ability and Attitudes
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Assessments to empower schools
What started off as a personal small-scale research project in 1982 has developed into a whole series of assessments for schools across the world. We help you to uncover students' baseline abilities, understand their capabilities and unlock their full potential. CEM assessments are used by education professionals in 109 countries, and over 481,000 students will be taking a CEM assessment this academic year.
What does InCAS assess?
Students are assessed in these six key developmental areas which research shows are linked to later academic outcomes:
word recognition, decoding, and comprehension
includes counting, arithmetic, fractions, patterns, algebra, measures, shape and space, and data handling
- Mental Arithmetic
addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
- Developed Ability
picture vocabulary and non-verbal reasoning
students' attitudes to reading, maths, and school
More than just a test
Adaptive, personalised and tailored assessment. Flexible - assess at any time of year, with classes, groups or individuals. No teacher marking required.
Quickly identify students' abilities and learning needs. Discover hidden strengths. Compare performance with standardised and age‑equivalent scores.
Raise expectations and set realistic, challenging targets. Use the formative and diagnostic feedback to tailor your teaching and plan early interventions.
Target resources effectively. Support professional judgement with reliable data insights. Monitor student and cohort progress.
Monitor student, class and school progress year-on-year. See the impact of your teaching.
Access support and guidance from your personal secure site.