Bypassing the Shark Challenge

Bypassing the Shark Challenge

  1. Log into the program as the administrator/teacher, ideally BEFORE the student accesses the program. This can also be done even if a student has already started the Shark Challenge placement test but hasn't completed it. (This procedure can also be used for resets)

  1. Select Set Work from the top menu bar

  1.  In the set work section, choose  Change LevelSupershark  It is very similar to the procedure for changing the level in Supershark, hence the title on the button.

  1. Select your student by ‘ticking’ in the box to the right of their name 

  1. Click Next Step bottom right

  1. Select the Unit you wish your student to be placed at to start in Supershark 

Unit 1 has been selected in the screenshot below – but any Unit can be selected

  1. Select Submit bottom right

  1. When prompted, click Yes to set/reset the level in Supershark

  1. You will be taken back to the starting point and a green ‘successful message’ will be given

  1. You can now repeat the process for another student or return to the main menu

    • Related Articles

    • Shark Challenge, the placement test

      What is the Shark Challenge? When students first sign in they will by default be given the 'Shark Challenge' (placement test), even if you've set them work. Then they are automatically placed in 'Supershark'. The purpose of the 'Shark Challenge' test ...
    • Can I view Shark Challenge placement test progress or data?

      Can I view placement test progress or data? Currently it is not possible to see the results of the Shark Challenge test. When a pupil makes a mistake in a batch of words they are given additional words to see if just a one off. Once a pupil makes 3 ...
    • Are students reassessed in Supershark?

      Shark Challenge The shark challenge can be repeated as often as you like. You can then compare the new placement position with the previous. Subsequent tests are not stored in the 'Group Summary Report' so these will need to be logged independently, ...
    • General info for parents/students

      What is Wordshark Online? Wordshark is a games-based product for learning spellings and for reading skills. Wordshark was the first of it's kind when it first came out, 25 years ago! How do I log in? The school or tutor will give you: A URL address ...
    • For students/parents: logging in (username and passcode)

      Where can I find my ‘Username’ and ‘Passcode’? Your unique Username and Passcode will have been given to you by your school/teacher. This information might have been given to you as a print-out/in a letter, emailed to you, via a school-home ...

    Still need help?

    Complete our automated Contact Form or email with your query.
    We will get back to you as soon as we can.