The Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA) is an age-appropriate assessment of early mathematics and literacy, communication and language. It is to be administered within the first six weeks of a student starting reception. The assessment has two components, each consisting of practical tasks using physical resources. There is an online scoring system for the school to use as the student engages with the tasks. using physical resources. The RBA has been developed to be an inclusive assessment, accessible to the majority of students on entry to school. It has been designed so that students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and those learning English as an additional language can participate.