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KS2 SATS

Please be aware that despite the continuing impact of Covid-19, the KS2 SATs in the academic year 2021-2022 ARE still set to go ahead.  You will be updated if anything changes in regard to this. 

 

Following previous amendments and cancellations of statutory assessments in the academic year 2019-20 and 2020-21, the current academic year (2021-22) is set to be the first KS2 examination period in three years.  All the usual examinations are set to take place but there will NOT be a science sampling period in the academic year 2021-2022. 

MENTAL HEALTH

The following documents may help you to support you child in the lead-up to, during and after the SATs examination period.

2022 KS2 SATS TIMETABLE
The key stage 2 tests are timetabled from Monday 9 May to Thursday 12 May 2022 and the timetable is as follows:

 

Monday 9th May 2022
English GPS Paper 1: questions (45 mins: 50 marks)
English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 2: spelling (approx. 15 mins: 20 marks)

 

Tuesday 10th May 2022
English reading (60 mins: 50 marks)

 

Wednesday 11th May 2022
Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic (30 mins:  40 marks)
Mathematics Paper 2: reasoning (40 mins:  35 marks)

 

Thursday 12th May 2022
Mathematics Paper 3: reasoning (40 mins:  35 marks)

PARENT-FRIENDLY WEBSITES

PARENT VIDEO: KS2 SATs

This is the most up-to-date video as of yet and still applies to 2022.

A summary of the Key Stage 2 tests that Year 6 pupils will take in England in May 2020. Aimed particularly at parents. Downloadable version available here: h...
https://drive.google.com/file/d/17Y9VekXeA5fYGgR8B47e6Wk-IWkC6by2/view

PARENT & PUPIL GUIDES

These are good parent and pupil guides for the KS2 SATs.  Some were published in previous years when the curriculum changed in 2014; when KS2 SATs were updated in 2016; or when amendments were made in 2018 but they still apply. 

GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

NATIONAL PICTURE FROM RECENT YEARS

(N.b. the SATs examinations were cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.) 

SOME SAMPLE KS2 PAPERS

END OF KS2 EXPECTATIONS

Below, we have information about the curriculum and End of KS2 (Y6) Expectations. These are the most up-to-date versions as of yet and have been in place since 2014, 2016 and 2018 respectively.  They will continue year-on-year unless we are otherwise informed.  

 

(N.b. Writing and science assessments are based on teacher judgements and not statutory tests.)

 

There will be no science sampling tests in the academic year 2021/22. The government will confirm arrangements for 2022/23 in due course.

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