Practice National Adult Literacy and Numeracy Tests - a review
A review of legacy and current websites offering practice Key Skills/National Adult Literacy and Numeracy Tests
If you're helping learners to prepare for the National Tests in Adult Literacy and/or Numeracy, you may find it helpful to let them try several of the practice tests that are available. Remember that the same test is used for the Adult Literacy/Key Skills Communication and Adult Numeracy/Key Skills Application of Number!
DfES Readwriteplus resources
These resources were developed over the period 2001 to 2010, to support the national Skills for Life Strategy and other Skills for Life developments. They are now available on the Excellence Gateway.
Information on the readwriteplus website can be accessed from here
PDF versions of the test papers are available here
You may also like to browse the readwriteplus learning materials
This website was set up to support the national Move On Up Programme, which aimed to help adults brush up their basic skills and take the national tests. Eleven practice tests were developed as part of the National Test Toolkit. These were previously made available via the Move On website. You can view a PDF version of the Move On pack here
ItemBank was a DfES supported website that allowed learners to create their own tests based on a very large bank of questions covering Literacy/Communication, Numeracy/Application of Number and ICT at levels 1 and 2.