FFT’s Reading Assessment Programme

Assess pupils’ key reading skills with our online diagnostic reading assessment tool.


Simple online reading assessment programme

Free with our Phonics, Tutoring or Aspire subscriptions

Connects to your schools' MIS

Clear reporting with a dashboard for every pupil

What is FFT’s Reading Assessment Programme?

Simple to use

FFT's Reading Assessment Programme is a simple and effective online assessment tool designed to assess pupils on their GPC Accuracy, Decoding Accuracy and Fluency Levels (Words Correct Per Minute).


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The assessments correlate with the most recent teaching block of GPCs and Common Exception Words in Reception and Year 1 for a range of phonics sequences, trickier GPCs and Common Exception Words in Year 2 and National Curriculum Spelling List Words and Tier 2 vocabulary from Years 3 to 6.

Instantly produced reports will allow schools to analyse data at whole school, class, group or individual pupil level which will inform next steps, whether through whole-class teaching or keep-up/catch-up intervention.

A complete Reading Assessment Programme for EYFS and Key Stages 1 & 2

Reading Assessment Programme homepage
Assesses key phonics skills including GPC accuracy, segmenting and blending. Plus decoding accuracy, reading fluency and comprehension (optional)
A range of simple reports to support accurate data analysis and identify next steps
Includes DfE Phonics Screening Check past papers
Assessments can be used with a wide-range of phonics schemes including: FFT Success for All Phonics, Little Wandle, Read Write Inc, Sounds Write and Letters & Sounds
Content matched to the GPC sequence of a range of phonics providers
Look out for our FFT National Reading Benchmarks

See it in action

Play the video for an overview

Clear reporting with a dashboard for every pupil


assessments for Reception and Year 1*


assessments for Year 2


assessments per year group at Key Stage 2

The reports will allow you to analyse whole school, class, group and pupil level data for the key reading skills assessed.

Preview the reports below.


* For FFT Success for All. This differs for other providers.

Reports on each pupil

showing detailed evidence of their capabilities and next steps

Reading fluency levels

Identify pupils' fluency needs at a glance with easy-to-interpret colour coding

GPC pupils

Identify where pupils are secure in their GPC knowledge as a class or individuals

Reporting on a whole school, class, group or individual level

Instant analysis at a quick glance

Decoding summary

Instant feedback of decoding ability at whole school, year group, class or individual pupil level

GPC summary

Instant overview of GPC success rate and gaps to inform next steps in teaching

Find out more at one of our live events

Introduction to FFT’s Reading Assessment Programme

How do I get the FFT Reading Assessment Programme?


Find out more and get a quote for your school.
Get in touch today
or phone 01446 776262



for schools with a subscription to

  • Aspire
  • Success for All Phonics
  • Tutoring with the Lightning Squad
  • Year 2 Spelling & Reading

We've also answered some common questions in our FAQs below.


We've answered some common questions about FFT's Reading Assessment Programme. If your question is not answered, please get in touch.
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