Year 6 SATs - lots of useful resources further down.
In the summer term of 2018, children in Year 2 and Year 6 will take the new style SATs papers first introduced in 2016. These tests in English and maths will reflect the new national curriculum, and are intended to be more rigorous then previous SATs tests.
In May 2018 Year 6 children will sit tests in:
These tests will be both set and marked externally, and the results will be used to measure your child's progress and the school's performance. Your child’s marks will be used in conjunction with teacher assessment to give a broader picture of their attainment.
Watch the following video for information on the format of the tests Year 6 will be taking:
The reading test will be a single paper with questions based on three separate texts. These will include fiction and non-fiction texts and possibly a poetry text. Your child will have one hour, including reading time, to complete the test.
There will be a selection of question types, including:
The grammar, punctuation and spelling test will consist of two parts: a grammar and punctuation paper requiring short answers, lasting 45 minutes, and an aural spelling test of 20 words, lasting 15 minutes.
The grammar and punctuation test will include two sub-types of questions:
Children will sit three papers in maths:
Paper 1 will consist of fixed response questions, where children have to give the correct answer to calculations, including long multiplication and division. Papers 2 and 3 will involve a number of question types, including:
The Year 6 KS2 SATs will be administered in the week commencing 14th May 2018.
The English grammar and punctuation paper will be on Monday 14th May at 9:30; the spelling paper at 11:30
The English reading paper on Tuesday 15th May at 9:30
The maths arithmetic (paper 1) on Wednesday 16th May at 10:00
The maths reasoning (paper 2) on Wednesday 16th May at 11:15
The maths reasoning (paper 3) on Thursday 17th May at 11:10
Yes - The Government produced sample papers with mark schemes in June 2015. You can have a look at them by clicking here.