SATs (Standard Assessment Tests) measure children’s educational achievement in years 2 and 6, with the ultimate aim of holding schools to account for the attainment of their pupils and the progress they make.

A guide to the New Assessment Arrangements at the end of Key Stage Two (Year 6) 2024

It is very important that your child is in school during this week. We will  deliver an information evening to parents on the assessment arrangements at the end of KS2 in March. A copy of the presentation from last year is below.

SATS presenation 14th March 2024

Below are copies of the key spelling lists from the National Curriculum and methods of written calculations in mathematics.

The National Curriculum Word Lists

Year 6 Spelling Patterns and Rules

Methods of Written Calculations taken from the National Curriculum

The children will not sit a test in Writing. Independent writing is assessed by the teacher throughout the year. Below is the criteria with which your child’s writing will be judged. Please note that, to be awarded the “expected standard level”, the children must show evidence of all the criteria in this section

Year 6 Writing Expectations

There is also no test in science, although it could be possible that the school will be selected for random sampling of standards.  This test will be administered to a few pupils in Y6 (not during SATs week) and no results will be given.

Below are some ideas in ways you can help your child during the lead up to SATS.

Reading Tips

Year 6 SAT’s Parent Help Sheet