Measure your child's progress and check as they go along in their learning! They will soon be ready to tackle the KS2 SATs tests in maths.
2015 is now upon us and I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very fruitful and happy 2015 year.
What comes with 2015 are the KS2 SATs tests in Grammar, English and Maths which most children attending year 6 this year will be sitting in the UK towards the end of the year. So when is this special week and when are the specific SATs dates for each subject? This is the question that you are probably asking if your child attends year 6.
We hope that you will find these SATs dates useful and informative especially if you are planning extra revision sessions or if you are the kind of parent who likes to organise different aspects of your child’s studies before his/her SATs.
If your child is going to sit their KS2 Sats this year, you will probably be surprised to hear that some changes have occurred.
Within the KS2 English SATs, the English grammar punctuation and spelling papers were introduced in 2013. The 2014 sats test will now see changes related to the duration of the English reading paper, the reintroduction of the science sampling and the great emphasis put on the level 6 papers in English and maths. But all of these changes will not, as a parent, directly affect you and the way that you get your child ready at home for their tests. The changes that will have the most impact are the ones related to maths.
You have probably given to your year 6 child a SAT test paper in maths, English or science for them to try. To mark your child’s work download the mark schemes that accompany each test paper and mark their work against this specific mark scheme. You will find the maths, English and Science mark schemes on the website below each test paper.
The lesson for each day consists of a quick description of key features followed on the next page by exercises related to the lesson. What is the most encouraging for children is the fact that the work of each day is covered on only 2 pages which can be quickly done by a child who doesn’t want to feel that they are doing a lot.