The Triple Jump tests at levels Pre-A1, A1 and A2 are open to students whose first language is not English. The tests are offered globally and are designed to suit different language learning needs while based on classroom learning. No specific preparation is necessary.
The tests are aimed at students in primary and lower-secondary education. They provide a clear motivational path for students to improve in English
How the tests are organised
The tests can be held at any time during the year following consultation with you local centre. For additional quality assurance a selection of scripts are second marked to maintain standardisation levels.
Results are issued within two weeks.
All test takes receive a certificate with their overall result.
Each certificate carries a candidate unique id which can be used to view results online and share certificate on social media platforms.
What are the tests used for?
The tests are used as a global benchmark and provide valuable feedback to students, teachers and parents as well as educational authorities about the level of achievement of language learners. They provide an excellent means of promoting learning in a fun and interesting way while at the same time motivating students through success.
What kind of recognition do the tests enjoy?
Like all other tests at these levels which are designed for younger children, the form of recognition lies in the international benchmarking, the global recognition of levels and the motivational features of the tests. Students receiving nine badged can also use their certificate to gain exemption from Stage 1 of the KGL Contest and progress directly to Stage 2 provided it is in the same academic year *.
Local governments and authorities may use the tests as a means of certifying the current level of students.
* In order to qualify for exemption from Stage 1, candidates must have received the results of their 3ple jump test before the registration deadline for the KGL Contest in the same academic year. Qualifying candidates will need to register for the KGL Contest in the normal manner and the exemption applies only to the Stage 1 test.
Any candidates taking 3ple jump after the closing date for the KGL Contest would not be able to take advantage of this exemption as the following contest would not be in the same academic year.
For information on the KGL Contest in English click here.