With Key Stage 2 SATs slowly appearing on the horizon, you might be wondering how you can best help your Year 6 child prepare. Fortunately, we have a wide range of useful resources to give you a head start in figuring out exactly what SATs involve and how you can support your child. Take a look through our guidance and put your mind at ease!
Key Stage 2 SATs advice:
Your child’s grammar, punctuation and spelling is formally tested in a SATs test in May of Year 6. This SATs test is known as the SPaG test.
Primary English and curriculum experts Christine Chen and Lindsay Pickton explain what the SPaG test involves, and how your child can prepare.
Ex-teacher, writer and education researcher James Clements gives his hints and tips on how best to approach exam season in the run-up to the 2018 KS2 SATs.
Take a look for advice on what your child can do to prepare – and how you can help them – with a new post every week.
Teacher Vicky Bowman takes us through what SATs are, what they are for, how the grading criteria work, and what your child can expect from the tests.
She also shares her tips on how you can help your child stay calm when the tests begin to loom.
Talks us through four key areas of focus in the maths SATs test, and gives helpful advice on how to incorporate maths practice into your everyday life.
A great resource to help improve your child’s confidence and ability in mathematics through the sustained use of fun maths questions.
Ex-teacher, writer and education researcher James Clements breaks down exactly what SATs scores mean, with up-to-date information from the Department for Education.
Includes an explanation of scaled scores and detailed guidance on what parents can expect to hear from schools.
Key Stage 2 SATs books:
These skill books are an invaluable tool in getting to grips with the content and format of SATs questions.
They have been especially designed with SATs in mind and are excellent for both testing your child’s understanding of key concepts and for stretching their skills further.