PiRA for Scotland

PiRA for Scotland

Progress in Reading Assessment for Scotland

Termly tests designed to identify gaps in learning, assess attainment, track termly progress and benchmark performance in reading against averages from thousands of pupils.

Tailored to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence.


Close the attainment gap and develop
your pupils' confidence and success in reading

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Assess with PiRA for Scotland

Identify gaps in learning, generate tailored interventions to inform future teaching and create successful and confident learners with PiRA for Scotland. All whilst assessing attainment, tracking progress and benchmarking reading performance against averages from thousands of pupils!

  • Tailored to work alongside the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence.

  • Quickly identify pupil strengths and weaknesses and unlock targeted 'next steps' intervention activities.

  • Easily generate diagnostic gap analysis to track attainment and progress in all pupils, including those who are PEF funded.

  • Predict performance for your pupils using data that's been collected from thousands of children​.


£18.75 per 10-copy pack of termly papers for each year group


Feature Benefit
Three termly assessment papers from Summer P1-P7 Identify strengths and weaknesses of pupils from term-to-term
Strands reflect Scottish literacy benchmarks: Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation and Tools for reading. Enables reporting that aligns with the terminology used in the CfE literacy benchmarks, allowing quick follow-up actions based on outcomes.
Free online marksheets and reporting toolkit Save time identifying gaps, tracking PEF funded pupils and reporting on progress towards closing the attainment gap
Targeted interventions for each termly paper. Access tailored learning sequences for individual pupils and groups with Shine Reading Skills, saving you time and improving pupils' learning.


Read our brochure or view online sample pages for PiRA for Scotland

Review with MARK (My Assessment and Reporting Kit)

PiRA for Scotland comes with FREE access to MARK, our online assessment and reporting toolkit trusted by over 6,000 school across the UK.

  • Quickly analyse gaps in learning to inform targeting teaching.

  • Enter paper assessment course into the online marksheets.

  • ​Effortlessly generate reports for individuals, classes, groups, schools and tailored groups to view and compare pupil progress and attainment​​.

  • Easily download visual reports that can be shared as PDFs with teachers, senior leaders, governors, parents and inspectors.

Find out more about MARK


Improve with targeted interventions for PiRA for Scotland from Shine Reading Skills

As the final step in our rigorous 3-step assessment solution, SHINE delivers targeted individual and group intervention activities targeting the areas of weakness demonstrated in your pupils’ diagnostic test results.


Learn more about Shine


Hear what Chris Gallagher, Principal Teacher at Corpus Christi Primary School in Glasgow, thinks of PiRA for Scotland:


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