Choosing a test type and level

Choosing a test type

PASS is only available in digital format. The PASS digital assessment is available in English only. We can provide the statements translated in 26 other languages on paper format (including Arabic, Hindi, Polish, Romanian and Russian) on request. For the full list of languages available please click here

Choosing a test level

Level 1 - Pre-primary: 27 statements with 2 possible responses (statements are read aloud to students for this level) 

Levels 2-4 – age 7 years +: 50 statements with 4 possible responses

Please see tables below. 

UK

Age PASS England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland Ireland
4-5 PASS 1 Reception P1 P1 Junior infants
5-6 1 P2 P2 Senior infants
6-7 2 P3 Y3 (P3) 1st class
7-8 PASS 2 3 P4 Y4 (P4) 2nd class
8-9 4 P5 Y5 (P5) 3rd class
9-10 5 P6 Y6 (P6) 4th class
10-11 6 P7 Y7 (P7) 5th class
11-12 PASS 3 7 S1 Y8 6th class
12-13 8 S2 Y9 1st Year
13-14 9 S3 Y10 2nd Year
14-15 10 S4 Y11 3rd Year
15-16 11 S5 Y12 4th Year
16-17 PASS 4 12 S6 Y13 5th Year
17-18 13 S6 Y14 6th Year

International

Age PASS Year (UK) Grade (US) Grade (Indian) Grade (IB Programme)
4-5 PASS 1 Reception (FS 2)* Preschool* KG 1 (Jr KG)* Pre-Kindergarten*
5-6 1 Kindergarten KG 2 (Sr KG) Kindergarten
6-7 2 1st 1st 1st PYP
7-8 PASS 2 3 2nd 2nd 2nd PYP
8-9 4 3rd 3rd 3rd PYP
9-10 5 4th 4th 4th PYP
10-11 6 5th 5th 5th PYP
11-12 PASS 3 7 6th 6th 6th MYP
12-13 8 7th 7th 7th MYP
13-14 9 8th 8th 8th MYP
14-15 10 9th (Freshman) 9th 9th MYP
15-16 11 10th (Sophomore) 10th 10th MYP
16-17 PASS 4 12 11th (Junior) 11th 11th DP (Junior)
17-18 13 12th (Senior) 12th 12th DP (Senior)
*Baseline and baseline progress available for beginning/end of Reception year