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SATs information


During the first week of May, your child will take National Curriculum tests in English grammar, punctuation and spelling, English reading and mathematics. The end of key stage 2 tests help to measure the progress pupils have made. These tests will be taken on set dates shown below :



Test paper

Tuesday 9th May 2023

English grammar, this includes their workbooks, spellings, and regular reading. Punctuation and spelling

Punctuation and grammar (including vocabulary),45 minutes

Spelling, 15 minutes

Wednesday 10th May 2023


English reading

Reading, 60 minutes

Thursday 11th May 2023


Paper 1 Arithmetic, 30 minutes

Paper 2 Mathematical reasoning, 30 minutes

Friday 12th May 2023


Paper 3 Mathematical reasoning, 40 minutes

At the end of the summer term you will receive test results for:

For these subjects each child will be awarded a score. A child awarded a scaled score of over 100 is judged to have met the national standard. If a child’s score is close to 120, often over 110, they are working above the expected standard and are said to be working at Greater depth. If a child’s score is below 100, they are said to be working towards or below the national expectations for their age.

As there is no test for English writing, this will be reported as a teacher assessment judgement. This is judgement will be based on your child’s work at the end of key stage 2. You will also receive a teacher assessment judgement for science.