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Stage 1 – Testing Outcomes for Year 1-2 (UK)/Kindy-Year 1 (USA)
Total test time: 100 minutes

English: Reading & Writing

  • Reading comprehension of short stories with pictures for detail
  • Write a narrative
  • Explain a process
  • Punctuation & Capitalisation
  • Parts of speech
  • Past & present tense
  • Everyday & High-Frequency words
  • Spelling
  • Phonics

English: Listening & Speaking

  • Interview Questions
  • Listening to & retelling stories
  • Telling stories

MATH

  • Geometry
  • Measurement - Time
  • Measurement - Length
  • Patterns & Place Value
  • Addition & Subtraction
  • Fractions & Decimals
  • Statistics

GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Logic – IQ style testing of patterns, space & problem solving.
  • Science*
  • History*
  • Geography*

*(please go to idat.org for up-to-date topics to prepare)

CHARACTER

  • Self-awareness
  • Risk-taking, Adaptation & Resiliency
  • Creativity & Problem Solving
  • Communication & Empathy
Stage 2 – Testing Outcome for Year 3-4 (UK)/ Year 2-Year 3 (USA)
Total test time: 110 minutes

English: Reading & Writing

  • Comprehension of short stories for detail & main idea
  • Write a narrative using compound & simple sentences
  • Apostrophes & Question Marks
  • Parts of Speech
  • Suffixes, Prefixes & High-Frequency Words
  • Phonics
  • Spelling

English: Listening & Speaking

  • Formal Interview Questions
  • Listening to & retelling stories with detail
  • Telling stories

MATH

  • Problem Solving
  • 2D Geometry
  • Angles
  • Measurement - length
  • Measurement - time
  • Addition & Subtraction
  • Multiplication & Division
  • Fractions & Decimals

GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Logic – IQ style testing of patterns, space & problem solving.
  • Science*
  • History*
  • Geography*

*(please go to idat.org for up-to-date topics to prepare)

CHARACTER

  • Self-awareness
  • Risk-taking, Adaptation & Resiliency
  • Creativity & Problem Solving
  • Communication & Empathy
Stage 3 – Testing Outcomes for Year 5-6 (UK)/Year 4-Year 5 (USA)
Total test time: 132 minutes

English: Reading & Writing

  • Reading comprehension for information, summary & purpose
  • Text types: procedures, narratives, explanatory & argumentative
  • Complex sentences
  • Commas
  • Direct & indirect speech
  • Modals & phrases
  • Verb tenses (present, past, future, perfect & passive)
  • Idioms, noun phrases & root words
  • Spelling

English: Listening & Speaking

  • Formal Interview Questions
  • Show interest in detail in interview answers
  • Listen to & summarise a short story with details

MATH

  • 3D Geometry
  • 2D Geometry
  • Angles
  • Measurement - length & space
  • Numbers - Place Value
  • Addition & Subtraction
  • Multiplication & Division
  • Fractions
  • Decimals

GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Logic – IQ style testing of patterns, space & problem solving.
  • Science*
  • History*
  • Geography*

*(please go to idat.org for up-to-date topics to prepare)

CHARACTER

  • Self-awareness
  • Risk-taking, Adaptation & Resiliency
  • Creativity & Problem Solving
  • Communication & Empathy
Stage 4 – Testing Outcomes for Year 7-8 (UK)/Year 6-Year 7 (USA)
Total test time: 137 minutes

English: Reading & Writing

  • Reading & critically comparing two similar texts
  • Reading for theme, summary, purpose & point of view
  • Text types: explanatory, argumentative & informative
  • Paragraph constructions & varied sentence types
  • Nuance words & infrequent vocabulary
  • Spelling of longer words

English: Listening & Speaking

  • Formal Interview Questions
  • Listening to information & relating to self in spoken response
  • Extended speaking about their strengths

MATH

  • Addition
  • Division
  • Algebra
  • Integers - Ordering
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Problem Solving
  • Measurement & Geometry

GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Logic – IQ style testing of patterns, space & problem solving.
  • Science*
  • History*
  • Geography*

*(please go to idat.org for up-to-date topics to prepare)

CHARACTER

  • Self-awareness
  • Risk-taking, Adaptation & Resiliency
  • Creativity & Problem Solving
  • Communication & Empathy
Stage 5 – Testing Outcomes for Year 9-10 (UK)/Year 8-Year 9 (USA)
Total test time: 160 minutes

English: Reading & Writing

  • Reading to compare & contrast
  • Reading for comprehension & point of view
  • Reading & evaluating classical writing & literary devices
  • Text types: explanatory, argumentative & informative
  • Colons & Semi-Colons
  • Paragraphs, linking words & flow in writing
  • Refined vocabulary
  • Idioms, euphemisms & slang
  • Spelling

English: Listening & Speaking

  • Formal Interview Questions
  • Responding to & giving opinions & points of view
  • Listening to imagery & description for details
  • Spoken descriptions with imagery

MATH

  • Equations
  • Patterns & Algebra
  • Lines & Polygons
  • Transformation
  • Chance, Rate & Ration
  • Fractions & Decimals
  • Algebraic Fractions
  • Whole Numbers
  • Area & Volume
  • Time & Scale
  • Means, Graphs & Tables

GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Logic – IQ style testing of patterns, space & problem solving.
  • Science*
  • History*
  • Geography*

*(please go to idat.org for up-to-date topics to prepare)

CHARACTER

  • Self-awareness
  • Risk-taking, Adaptation & Resiliency
  • Creativity & Problem Solving
  • Communication & Empathy
Stage 6 – Testing Outcomes for Year 11-12 (UK)/Year 10-Year 11 (USA)
Total test time: 170 minutes

English: Reading & Writing

  • Reading complex & challenging texts for comprehension
  • Identifying literary themes, central ideas & literary devices in classical writing
  • Text types: Informative & explanatory writing
  • Writing up scientific processes & procedures
  • Paragraphs, sentence variety, linking words & flow of longer written pieces
  • Decoding, nuances, unknown words & parts of speech
  • Spelling & self-editing

English: Listening & Speaking

  • Formal Interview Questions
  • Speaking about a controversial topic with reasoning

MATH

  • Pythagoras & Right-Angled Triangles
  • Sine & Cosine Rules
  • Area of Triangles
  • Arithmetic Sequence
  • Geometric Sequence
  • Trigonometric Sequence
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Real & Complex Numbers (Imaginary)
  • Conjugate Complex Numbers
  • Operations of Complex Numbers
  • Matrices
  • Probability

GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Logic – IQ style testing of patterns, space & problem solving.
  • Science*
  • History*
  • Geography*

*(please go to idat.org for up-to-date topics to prepare)

CHARACTER

  • Self-awareness
  • Risk-taking, Adaptation & Resiliency
  • Creativity & Problem Solving
  • Communication & Empathy

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