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Mrssjo Tue 18-Oct-16 21:41:37

My DS did his CAT tests today, verbal, non verbal and quantative reasoning. But some of his friends only did the verbal and quantative reasoning, is this normal, I thought all children sat all the CAT tests.

moomoo222 Wed 19-Oct-16 10:43:41

They all do the same tests, they are standardised to give the school a better understanding of what they are working with & that applies to all academic ability levels. They are almost always played down to the students and quietly take place within the school day.

Perhaps your DS & his friends had a different understanding of what had actually taken place (hadn't had a clear understanding of the distinction between the categories) or maybe they are staggering the tests and the others are doing part of it tomorrow?

TeenAndTween Wed 19-Oct-16 14:23:15

My y7 DD has done CAT tests. I don't think she realises though!

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