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Year 6 SATs. What are they?

What are the Year 6 SATs tests? The Year 6 SATs are to assess your child’s understanding of Maths and English against the National Curriculum learning objectives from Key Stage Two (Year Three to Year Six). Primary school is split into two stages after Reception: Key Stage One and Key Stage Two. At the end of each key stage, children sit a SATs test. This stands for Standard Assessment Test which will cover Maths and English.  They include a reading paper, a grammar punctuation and spelling paper (often referred to as SPAG) and maths. In this article, I will be discussing the…

What is the Arithmetic Paper in Year 6 SATs?

What is the Arithmetic paper in Year 6 SATs? The Arithmetic paper in the Year 6 SATs, is one of three separate papers that make up the Year 6 Maths SATs. Paper 1 is an Arithmetic paper whilst Paper 2 & 3 are Reasoning papers.  The arithmetic paper mainly tests skills in calculations, fractions, decimals & percentages. The image  below shows the share of marks coming from different maths areas in the last SATs Paper 1.   When is the Key Stage 2 SATs Maths Arithmetic paper? This school year (2021-2022) the arithmetic paper will take place mid Wednesday May 11th 2022 and…