SATs week is the week beginning 8th May
Changes to SATs week:
School will be closed on Monday, 8th May due to the additional Bank Holiday for the King’s coronation.
The revised dates for SATS are now as follows:
- Tuesday 9 May: English grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) papers 1 (questions) and 2 (spelling)
- Wednesday 10 May: English reading paper
- Thursday 11 May: mathematics papers 1 (arithmetic) and 2 (reasoning)
- Friday 12 May: mathematics paper 3 (reasoning)
SATs are a more formal process of testing, and children will sit KS2 SATs 2022 in:
■Reading SATs: One paper with questions that are based on 3 passages of text. Students get 1 hour to answer the questions on the paper.
■KS2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling SATs: The written element of the spelling, punctuation and grammar SATs consists of a grammar and punctuation paper which lasts for 45 minutes. There is also a 20-word aural spelling test which lasts around 15 minutes.
■KS2 maths SATs: Paper 1 is the arithmetic paper which will last for 30 minutes. It will contain fixed response questions where children have to give the correct answers to calculations. Papers 2 and 3 will involve a wider range of question types including multiple choice, true or false and reasoning based. Both papers will last 40 minutes each.
They will also be assessed by their teachers on subjects including speaking and listening, writing and, in some cases, science.