Is there an Irish Drumcondra test?

We also offer the Drumcondra Test of Early Literacy (DTEL) and the Drumcondra Test ‎of Early Numeracy (DTEN). At post-primary level, we offer online tests of reading, mathematics and reasoning for Second years. The ERC also offers a scoring service for its paper-based tests.

Is there an Irish Drumcondra test?

We also offer the Drumcondra Test of Early Literacy (DTEL) and the Drumcondra Test ‎of Early Numeracy (DTEN). At post-primary level, we offer online tests of reading, mathematics and reasoning for Second years. The ERC also offers a scoring service for its paper-based tests.

What is Drumcondra test?

The Drumcondra Primary Tests Scoring System is designed to support schools and teachers. in interpreting pupil performance on three tests published by the Educational Research. Centre: • Drumcondra Primary Reading Test (DPRT)

When did the Drumcondra test start?

The New Drumcondra Primary Tests were piloted in spring 2017, and were standardised on a national sample of pupils in spring 2018. Norms based on the 2018 reference groups were then established.

Do parents get results of Drumcondra tests?

Interpreting the results of these tests can be done in various ways and some schools inform parents of the results giving the Standard score and STen score from these tests, while others just use the STen scores. Standard scores usually range from 55 to 145 with the average score being 100.

What is Drumcondra bounded by?

Together they occupy an extensive site bounded by Clonliffe Road and the Drumcondra Road (to the South and West) with the River Tolka at the northern extremity.

What does a sten score of 10 mean?

A STen score of 8, 9 or 10 may suggest that your child is a high achiever in the area tested. As with low scores, one high score is not enough to confirm this.

Is Drumcondra a nice place to live?

Drumcondra is mostly quiet, friendly and safe. It’s perched neatly between urban and suburban. Plus the last ten years or so have seen a renewed influx of small independent businesses that are bringing more of a community feel to the main road.

What is a good Sten score?

A Sten Score of 5 indicates that the child achieved a score in the ‘average range’, while a Sten Score of 9 indicates a ‘well above average’ performance on the test. Finally, a child’s score may be reported in terms of a Percentile Rank.

What does a STen of 8 mean?

What does a STen of 5 mean?

A Sten Score of 5 indicates that the child achieved a score in the ‘average range’, while a Sten Score of 9 indicates a ‘well above average’ performance on the test.

Is Drumcondra a good area?

The area is friendly and tranquil, and just a 20-minute walk to O’Connell Street (and a short drive to Dublin Airport). Nestled in between Whitehall, Glasnevin, Fairview and Marino, Drumcondra has buckets of old-world charm and plenty to like as it stretches north from the Royal Canal.

Is Drumcondra north or south Dublin?

Drumcondra (Irish: Droim Conrach, meaning ‘Conra’s Ridge’) is a residential area and inner suburb on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland.

What is the new Drumcondra primary reading test?

The New Drumcondra Primary Reading Test is a set of curriculum-based standardised assessments of reading achievement for primary school pupils in Ireland. Online versions of the test are available for pupils in Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth classes.

What are the standardised tests in primary school in Ireland?

In Ireland there are several standardised tests in primary school; the Drumcondra, the Micra T & Sigma T Tests. They must be conducted during May and June and can be very confusing for parents.

Is Irish up to 2nd grade mainly oral or written?

Irish up to 2nd is mainly oral, to build up vocab and understanding before reading or writing.

Would you expect your child to learn Irish in a naoinra?

I would expect him to learn more Irish in a naoinra as that would be total immersion with all parents sharing the same idea. In an ordinary classroom you have about 35 minutes a day for Irish and a huge variety in levels of interest among the children.