District and Provincial Testing

 Foundational Skills Assessment


The Foundation Skills Assessment is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students’ academic skills in grades 4 and 7, and provides parents, teachers, schools, school districts and the Ministry of Education with important information on how well students are progressing in the  foundation skills of Reading, Writing, and Numeracy.
  • FSA Samples: Sample collaboration activity and sample questions, for teacher and student review 
  • FSA Specifications: Information on how the FSA will be assessed




CLICK HERE to access the online Assessment.


The Learning Bar (DEWRS) is dedicated to improving the outcomes of all children and reducing childhood vulnerability. Our student assessments and survey solutions are developed by in-house researchers and educators, whose work on student learning is being used to affect local and national policy. This knowledge is the foundation of our evaluation tools which provide educators with the insight they need to make informed school planning decisions.  Click here to learn more about 'OurSchool.net and the DEWRS survey.


STUDENTS: Click HERE to access the DEWRS survey.


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