How to Set a Test for Learners (for Parents/Tutors)
You can use Blutick to set maths tests for your learner(s). Use and edit our adaptable templates, or create your own.
Once the tests are completed, you can view the learners’ results by learner or by topic, making it easy to see where remedial work is most needed.
How do I create a Test?
Go to Manage Tests and click the green “Create a Test” button.
On the Create A Test page, you will need to enter a name for your test and use the drop-down menu to choose a template test.
Templates are available for several year groups and topic areas.
If you wish to create your own test, select “Empty Test (0 questions)” from the menu.
Click the green “Create Test” button.
Use the dropdown menu to choose the learner(s) you wish to set the test.
The toggles allow you to control if the learners can attempt the test more than once, and let you set a date for the test.
If you would like your learners to be notified by email that you have set a test, check the box. Please note that this will only happen if we have valid email addresses for your learners!
How do I add questions?
Test Content shows each question in a blue box. Topic names and question levels are displayed, and you can drag the blue boxes into an order that suits you.
Use the + buttons to add more questions. To remove a question, click the x in the top-right corner of the box.
When you are happy with your question choices and order, click the green “Update Test” button.
A confirmation message will appear. You can see what your learners will be set in a preview by clicking “Preview Test” here, or from the Manage Tests page.
How do I save a Test to use again?
Save your Tests to use again by clicking the green “Create Test Template” button in the top-right corner of the edit or create test page.
This will allow you – and other teachers in your Blutick School – to set this Test again.
How do I manage my Tests?
At the Manage Tests page you can see all the Tests you have set. From here you can edit or delete your Tests, and view the results.
The Edit Test button allows you to make changes to your test in the same way as when you create a test.
Remember to click on “Update Test” to save any changes!
How do I see my learners’ results?
From the Manage Tests page, click the green “View Results” button for the relevant Test. This will take you to a Test Summary page, where you can see an overview of your learners’ work, similar to the Task Summary pages.
Click the green “View By Question” button to switch from viewing all learners to viewing the overall results of all the questions.
Click “View By Student” to return to the class view.
Use the “eye” icon to see a learner’s working. This will allow you to see the working for a particular student on all questions in the Test.
Do all learners receive the same questions?
No. Blutick sets questions to each learner at the required levels on the required topics.
Given the huge number of possible questions on each topic, it is highly unlikely (although theoretically possible) that learners will receive the same questions as each other.
The same is true if a learner retakes a Test – the questions are unlikely to be exactly the same ones as previously seen.
How do learners see their Tests?
Tests are displayed on the Home Page. Learners click the green “Complete Test” button to take the test.
When they have finished, learners can go to Your Completed Tests to view their Tests. Here they can click on “View Results” to see their Test Summary.