SATs Tests - Information for Parents/Carers
The dates for the Year 6 national SATs tests this year are as follows:
|Monday 11th May 2020||English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling - papers 1 and 2|
|Tuesday 12th May 2020||English Reading|
|Wednesday 13th May 2020||Maths - papers 1 and 2|
|Thursday 14th May 2020||Maths - paper 3|
Please note that leave of absence requests WILL NOT be permitted during the above dates.
On the morning of each of the tests, all Year 6 children are invited into school at 8am to enjoy a special SATs breakfast. This is likely to be in the Year 6 classroom, away from the main breakfast club in the hall. This is to ensure that the Year 6s are in the best frame of mind and prepared for taking the tests.
How to Prepare for SATS
Year 6 SATS - Remember TTRockstars and Bug Club are all paid for by the school and children have passwords for these.
To help them along the way we have found some sites which they may find useful. Many of these are interactive and use brief tutorials or engage the children to use their knowledge through the playing of games.
Maths and English Practise
IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group. The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills. Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.
BBC Education have produced lots material for KS2. Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English. Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.
A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.
A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.
A site with links to old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games. Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.
A site with links to Maths and English revision materials, including worksheets to look at online or to print off and practise with.
These are “old style” Key Stage 2 test papers but are still useful for practise, and in particular, creating discussion around questions and strategies to answer. View on screen or print off for free. Best used
Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.
This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.
Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.
A range of English games and activities.
Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.
A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.
Gary Hall's Ultimate KS2 SATs Organiser