Test identification

Name of test Word Recognition and Phonic Skills Test
Version Third Edition
Previous version(s) Second Edition
Subjects Literacy
Summary Assesses pupils’ developing word recognition and phonic skills, and helps to pinpoint problems in the initial stages of learning to read. Out of Print.

Assessment screening

Subscales Word recognition and phonics skills
Authors David Mosely
Publisher Hodder Education
Test source N/a: out of print
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 4;6–9 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to EY, KS1, KS2
UK standardisation sample Yes
Publication date 2008
Re-norming date N/a


Note whether shortlisted, and reasons why not if relevant No recent norms available