PIRLS 2021

Progress in International Reading Literacy Study

National Research Centre for England

About PIRLS

About PIRLS

The Progress in International Reading Study (PIRLS) is conducted in over 60 countries and compares education systems worldwide. Developed by the IEA, the study takes place every 5 years and provides information on how well Year 5 pupils can apply their knowledge and skills in reading…

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For Schools

Has your school been selected to participate in PIRLS 2021? Find out more information about how the study is planned and administered in England…

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For Schools
For Pupils

For Pupils

Are you a pupil who has been selected to take part in the PIRLS 2021 study? Find out about what to expect on the day…

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For Parents

Are you a parent or guardian of a pupil who has been selected to participate in PIRLS 2021? Find out more information about the study…

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For Parents