BPVS3-BRITISH PICTURE VOCABULARY SCALE 3RD EDITION Product Range
Required qualificationsWorking in a school or college
or QTS/QTLS or equivalent
or Assessment Qualification at Level 7 e.g. CPT3A
or Professional Body Membership e.g. DA Guild MDG
or Psychologist, SaLT or OT
or Loan Scheme
BPVS3 - Product Range, British Picture Vocabulary Scale 3rd Edition
BPVS3 is suitable for teachers, SENCOs and speech therapists who wish to assess receptive vocabulary in pupils aged 3-16 years.
Benefits of BPVS3 include:
BPVS3 will help you identify any delays in a child’s vocabulary development, even before they are in full time education, informing intervention strategies to help extend their vocabulary
The assessment is suitable for non-readers and children with specific learning difficulties, such as autism or cerebral palsy, as no reading is required and responses can be given by pointing or gesture
BPVS3 is time-efficient and can be used as an ideal benchmarking and progress-checking assessment from pre-school to secondary school
The fully revised edition features full colour illustrations and improved presentation with a larger format and transportable carry case
All illustrations featured within the test have black outlines and use vivid colours to help with administration to children who may be colour blind
Complete kit includes:
20 record forms
British Picture Vocabulary Scale Forms
Simply formatted and easy to administer, the BPVS3 assesses receptive (hearing) vocabulary of children aged 3-16 years of age, identifying delays in vocabulary development even before children begin full time education. Its simple, appealing format and ease of administration belies the significance of the assessment and how it can help identify any delay in vocabulary development
Administered one-to-one, the teacher says a word and in response the pupil selects a picture from four options that best illustrates the word’s meaning. No reading is required as all responses are non-verbal, opening up BPVS3 to non-readers and in particular to those with expressive language impairments, autism or those with English as an Additional Language (EAL). To help with administration to pupils who may be colour blind, the illustrations have black outlines and vivid colours.
Age range: 3-16 years
Testing time: 10 minutes
Published date: 2009
Publisher: GL Assessment
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