The assessment is not to gauge [child’s] IQ but to look at [his/her] performance on age relative tasks in:
English tasks will cover areas such as:
Writing speed, letter orientation, pencil grip, writing content, planning strategies, word order, sentence structure and grammar.
The Reading Comprehension test will look at:
Reading speed and accuracy and general comprehension of age relative texts, with a view to analysing [his/her] ability to deal with inference and prediction.
Maths will define:
The level at which [he/she] is currently working, together with problem solving, number formation and number alignment.
The Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning:
Will give us an idea of [his/her] underlying academic ability, which are subsequently used in the context of the other tests.