Information from Welsh Government, as at 20th November 2020
Will learners have to sit the Numeracy (Reasoning) paper test this year?
There will be no statutory paper-based tests in Wales in 2020 to 2021. The online personalised assessments in Numeracy (Reasoning) are being trialled in 2020 to 2021 and will become a statutory requirement from the 2021 to 2022 academic year.
Yes. Personalised assessments in Numeracy (Procedural) and Reading are statutory in 2020 to 2021. The assessments are available for schools to schedule when they consider it appropriate to do so.
It should be noted these tests are not part of the qualifications process, and are to support learners in understanding their own progression.