About the entry tests

During the interview for our Design and Technology degree programmes leading to QTS you will undertake two literacy tests and one numeracy test if required.

Literacy Tests
Test 1 (30 minutes long)

  • This task will test your skills in spelling, punctuation, grammar and comprehension in English.
  • A sample copy of the paper is available here.

Test 2 (30 minutes long)

  • This task will test your skills in reading, comprehension and writing and will include an extended piece of writing.
  • Welsh medium applicants will be expected to complete this test in Welsh.

Numeracy Test (30 minutes long)

  • The numeracy test will focus on the functional mathematical skills required by teachers in their professional role.
  • Calculators will not be allowed for this test.
  • English and Welsh versions of the question paper will be provided. Applicants can choose to answer in either language.
  • A sample copy of the paper is available here.

Additional support material:

Should you have any additional learning needs in relation to these literacy and numeracy tests then you should notify the Course Administrator immediately by e-mailing Angharad Hughes (angharad.hughes@bangor.ac.uk) so that appropriate arrangements can be made.