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.
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.
Many of us have children in primary schools and we are just wondering about the exact 2011 SATs’ dates. We don’t want to miss these key dates when our kid will need the most support from us. But before the dates, let’s just refer to the duration of each test that children will take.
The KS2 SATs start straight after Easter holidays. These are the key dates:
For more information, feel free to visit the QCDA official website.
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Need past SATs’ papers?
Taking a head start and being fully aware of the layout of the KS2 SATs papers in Science can be crucial to your child. Practising some Science SATs papers as often as possible will definitely help them succeed. So feel free to use the ones supplied here to you for free.