PUMA Key Stage 3

PUMA Key Stage 3

Progress in Understanding Mathematics Assessment

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Standardised termly tests to accurately measure progress.

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The standardised termly PUMA assessments, available for Years 7 to 9, enable schools to:

  • monitor progress as pupils develop the knowledge and skills needed for GCSE

  • see how groups of pupils are performing against other pupils nationally

  • gain reliable diagnostic and predictive information.


Speak to your local Assessment Consultant or arrange a visit to learn more about PUMA KS3 tests.

Free Evaluation Pack

Includes sample pages for Years 7 to 9 as well as the curriculum map, sample mark scheme, sample reports and administration guidance.

Case Studies

Teachers share their experience using standardised tests from RS Assessment from Hodder Education.

Brochures, Guides and Sample Pages
Mapping to GCSE grades

Provisional mapping tables enable you to look up any score on our PUMA KS3 tests, and view the GCSE grade that each student may go on to achieve when they sit their Mathematics GCSE.

Curriculum Map

Curriculum maps are provided to summarise which topics are covered in each test. This enables schools to check that they have taught all content covered in each test.


Keep up-to-date on the latest assessment news, expert tips and advice and much more!

My Assessment and Reporting Tool

PUMA KS3 is supported by free online gap analysis and reporting on MARK (My Assessment and Reporting Tool). 


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RS Assessment from Hodder Education offers everything you need for meaningful and reliable assessment.