The Educational Research Centre offers standardised paper-based tests of English Reading and Mathematics for students in the last term of 2nd year in post-primary schools. Separate forms are available for students intending to take Junior Certificate English or Mathematics at Ordinary or Higher level.
Also available is a Reasoning test for incoming 1st year students, for administration at the end of 6th class or the beginning of 1st year. The test covers Verbal and Numerical ability.
Features of Drumcondra post-primary tests:
Standardised on students in Irish schools
Breakdown of scores across multiple content categories
Reusable test booklets, meaning that only answer sheets need to be purchased in future years.
Machine-scoring service available, with full breakdown of students' results reported