What are Reach Assessments™?

The Reach series is a comprehensive set of assessments for primary and secondary students. Reach Assessments provide knowledge to educators and are a powerful diagnostic tool for future planning. The assessments are based on curricula for the relevant year. Items range from recall and routine application, through to more demanding questions. This series is only available online. Central to this series is an online reporting system, which uses a progression scale for each subject.


  • Supports implementation of International English, Mathematics and Science curricula
  • Low-stakes, low-stress, learner focused assessment
  • Provides timely, objective information about learning for all students
  • Flexible online test delivery
  • Comprehensive online reporting

Reach English Reach Mathematics Reach Science Reach Digital Technologies Reach Writing
Students will read a variety of texts which narrate, describe, explain, argue, persuade and review. Focusing on the aspects of:
  • Text Comprehension
  • Writer’s craft
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary
Mathematical skills in a range of contexts from the following areas:
  • Algebra & patterns
  • Change & data
  • Measures & units
  • Numbers & arithmetic
  • Space & geometry
Scientific skills in the subject contexts of Earth and Beyond, Energy and Change, Life and Living, Natural and Processed Materials, and including:
  • Knowledge
  • Interpreting data
  • Investigating
  • Measuring & observing
  • Predicting, concluding from data
  • Reasoning, problem solving hyphenated
Skills drawn from a range of curriculum areas and focusing on a variety of computing contexts, including:
  • Common digital systems including hardware & software
  • Graphics & multimedia
  • Internet & email
  • Programming & scripting
  • Spreadsheets & databases
  • Word processing
Two forms of writing, narrative and persuasive, will be assessed over time. Criteria include:
  • Genre
  • Textual Grammar
  • Syntax/Punctuation
  • Spelling
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Subject availability/Year level table

Reach English Reach Mathematics Reach Science Reach Digital Technologies Reach Writing
Std 2 to Form 4 Std 2 to Form 4 Std 2 to Form 4 Std 3 to Form 4 Std 3 to Upper 6

Year level equivalence table

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Schools receive:
  • Timely, objective information about student learning
  • Comprehensive online reporting covering the whole school, class and individual students
  • Customisable reports
  • Exportable data

Students receive:
  • Comprehensive Online reporting
  • Downloadable certificate

Find our online technical requirements here.

View and download support materials for schools for Reach Assessments here