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CONFIDENTIAL REPORT
This report may not be used for forensic purposes.

25 January 2012
To: Mr. and Mrs Y

Thank you for allowing me to assess X. Please find a report of my findings.

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS
Client: X Y
Date of Birth: 16 August 1993
Date of Assessment: 9 January 2012
Age at time of Assessment: 18 years 4 months

REASON FOR REFERRAL
X was referred by her parents for a psychometric evaluation of her scholastic ability. X attended Gelvandale High School until December 2011. At the time of this report X had not returned to school.

X began schooling at age 5 at Gelvandale Primary School. She completed her primary schooling without failing a grade and went on to do grade 8 at Gelvandale High School. X completed grades 8 and 9. In 2009 X failed grade 10. X has subsequently repeated the grade three times and has failed a fourth time.

X’s grade 10 results of terms 2, 3 and 4 of 2011 are tabled below (in percentages):
Subject Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
English Home Language 41 56 40
Afrikaans 1st additional Language 42 53 40
Life Orientation 56 56 48
Mathematics 23 6 9
Geography 24 21 20
Business Studies 42 38 24
Computer Application Technology 33 36 27

PSYCHOMETRIC ASSESSMENT
Please note that this assessment is based on X’s performance on a particular day, at a particular time. It is possible that mood, energy levels and motivation may influence the test results.

The following test was utilized in the assessment:
• Differential Aptitude Test (DAT)
• Unstructured reading test
• Unstructured writing test

CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS
During testing X was polite and followed the instructions as given. The testing lasted 3 hours and 20 minutes and she was allowed two breaks. X appeared anxious at times and became tired towards the end of the session.

TEST RESULTS
1. Differential Aptitude Test
Below find a table of X’s test results.

Test Aptitude Stanine Qualitative Descriptor
1 Vocabulary 2 Poor
2 Verbal

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