Year 6 SATs
The 2017 Key Stage 2 tests will take place from 8-12 May. Schools have been asked to keep this period free for administering the Key Stage 2 tests.
The previous national curriculum levels have been scrapped, and instead children will be given scaled scores. You will be given your child’s raw score (the actual number of marks they get), alongside their scaled score and whether they have reached the national average. The score needed to reach the national average has yet to be announced.
Children will sit three papers in maths:
The reading test will be a single paper with questions based on three passages of text. Your child will have one hour, including reading time, to complete the test.
There will be a selection of question types, including:
KS2 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling
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 around 15 minutes.
The grammar and punctuation test will include two sub-types of questions:
Not all children in Year 6 will take science SATs. However, a number of schools will be required to take part in science sampling: a test administered to a selected sample of children thought to be representative of the population as a whole. (Monday 6 to Friday 17 June is the science sampling test period in which your child might sit the tests.) For those who are selected, there will be three papers:
Biology: ‘Describe the differences in the life cycle of an amphibian and a mammal’
Chemistry: ‘Group a list of materials according to whether they are solid, liquid or gas’
Physics: ‘Predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, based on where the poles are facing’
Past SAT papers can be downloaded for FREE from these links.
Mathematics Past Papers
English Past Papers
These materials can be used as preparation for the End of Key Stage Sats.
Please do not use the 2010 to 2014 papers as they are used in school to assess pupil progress.
All materials are copyright QCA and can be reproduced, stored or translated for private study only.
I have subsribed to the SPAG BOOT CAMP website. This has 25 practice spelling tests that the children can access. This is similar to the mental maths boot camp that can be found on this page.