How do I create an Assessment?

To create an Assessment:


  1. On your teacher dashboard click on Set work in the top blue bar
  2. Click on CREATE in the Assessment box
  3. Select the subject. Click Next.
  4. Select the class or group. Click Next.
  5. Name your assessment and choose assessment details. 
  6. Choose the skills you want the assessment to cover. You can use the filters on the left to help you find specific skills. Check the boxes beside any you wish to include. You can expand the skill and see the steps involved by clicking the arrow beside its name. Click the question mark to see an example of the question. When you're satisfied with your selection, click Next.
  7. Review your questions. Sumdog has generated a set of questions based on the skills you selected. To change any questions, click the refresh button at the side of the question you would like to replace. 
  8. When you're happy with your assessment, click Create.


If you would like to extend or repeat an assessment you can do this by going to View assessments and clicking the relevant action. 

Click the video panel at the bottom of the assessment panel for visual instructions.

If you have a student join your class after you have created the assessment and would like them to also take part you can repeat the assessment for them. To do this:

- Select Reports in the top bar

- Click on View results in the next row (next to Charts)

- Click on VIEW in the Assessment box

- Click on 'repeat' next to the assessment you would like to repeat

- On the Choose student page click on the blue arrow next to the class and only tick the names of the students you would like to repeat the assessment for


If you like, you can print the assessment to be taken as a paper test. To do this, when you are viewing the assessment, click Hide answers at the bottom left corner and Print


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