All trainee teachers hoping to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) need to pass a computerised literacy skills test. The test is designed to ensure they all have a sound grasp of fundamental literacy skills such as spelling, punctuation and grammar and can apply these in their role as a teacher. This book outlines the test requirements and explains the essential basic subject knowledge. This edition also includes a glossary, suggestions for further reading and hints boxes. Over 100 practice questions and answers enable trainees to prepare to complete their test confidently and successfully.