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Phonics screening check and SATs help: books to help prepare for primary school tests

Is your child sitting a test at primary school this summer? Our range of kits, flashcards and activity books have been designed especially to help children develop the knowledge and practice the skills they need to succeed in the Phonics Screening Check, KS1 SATs and KS2 SATs.

Books and resources

About the tests

Support for the Phonics Screening Check (end of Year 1)

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My Phonics Kit

Read with Oxford: My Phonics Kit

Age 5 – 7

This pack includes everything you need for fun phonics practice at home leading up to the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. It supports what your child is learning in school with advice from phonics expert Laura Sharp, three phonics workbooks, a CD-ROM containing six interactive eBooks and activities, a reward chart and stickers!

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My Phonics Flashcards

Read with Oxford: My Phonics Flashcards

Age 5 – 7

Fun, phonics games to support children sitting the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Young children learn best when they are having fun and playing cards can be an enjoyable way to learn key phonics and reading skills. These games have been written by reading experts to help you support your child’s learning in school.

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Oxford Phonics Spelling Dictionary

Oxford Phonics Spelling Dictionary

Age 5 – 7

The Oxford Phonics Spelling Dictionary is an easy home and school reference tool and supports the teaching of reading and spelling through synthetic phonics. A unique dictionary, it helps parents and teachers explain, for example, how ‘sun’ and ‘Cinderella’ both start with the ‘s’ sound. With colourful illustrations by Alex Brychta and the familiar Oxford Reading Tree characters, this is a fun way to prepare for the phonics screening check.

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Resources for Key Stage 1 SATs (Year 2)


 

My Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Kit

My Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Kit

Age 6 – 7

My Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Kit has been specially designed to make spelling, punctuation and grammar fun for your child! It provides practice and support for spelling, punctuation and grammar in line with the National Curriculum for children aged 6 and above, through workbooks that include the Oxford Reading Tree characters Biff, Chip and Kipper. The kit contains colourful workbooks, flashcards, games and a reward chart with stickers to help build your child’s confidence. A leaflet with helpful hints and tips is provided for parents.

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Times Tables Workbook

Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Workbook for Key Stage 1

Age 5 – 7

Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Workbook for Key Stage 1 focuses on developing confidence and rapid recall of first times tables, including 2x, 5x and 10x tables, meeting the increased expectations of times tables knowledge in the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1. This book concentrates on building the core base of times tables knowledge through a variety of approaches, ensuring these foundation tables are fully understood and can be rapidly recalled.

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Times Tables Flashcards

Bond SATs Skills: The Complete set of Times Tables Flashcards

Age 7 – 11

These flashcards provide rapid recall practice in all the times tables from 1 to 12, helping children to meet the new curriculum demands for Key Stage 2 maths. With questions on one side and the sum on the reverse, the flashcards can be used independently or with a parent, tutor or another child to quickly test knowledge. The cards also meet the new Year 5 requirements to understand square and cube numbers, extending these all the way up to 12 squared and cubed.

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Resources for Key Stage 2 SATs (Year 6)

Bond SATs Skills: Spelling and Vocabulary Workbook

Bond SATs Skills: Spelling and Vocabulary Workbook

Age 10 – 11

Bond SATs Skills Spelling and Vocabulary Workbook: 10-11 years has been developed to build core English language skills. With renewed focus on spelling and vocabulary throughout the National Curriculum, this book will help children establish the knowledge needed in key assessments.

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Bond SATs Skills: Grammar and Punctuation Workbook

Bond SATs Skills: Grammar and Punctuation Workbook

Age 10 – 11

Bond SATs Skills: Grammar and Punctuation Workbook: 10-11 years builds and extends grammar knowledge in preparation for the Key Stage 2 SATs English Grammar, punctuation and spelling test. Comes with essential information on grammar and punctuation to support children and parents, as well as quick quizzes at key points to recap on what has been learned in previous units.

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Bond SATs Skills: Arithmetic Workbook

Bond SATs Skills: Arithmetic Workbook

Age 10 – 11

Bond SATs Skills: Arithmetic Workbook: 10-11 years helps to develop confident mathematicians who are comfortable with the rapid recall of key mathematical knowledge, required for key assessments such as the Key Stage 2 SATs. Practice maths in bite-sized chunks: the workbook is separated into 10 units, with the final unit providing children with the opportunity to apply their learning in a complete test of all arithmetic skills covered in this book.

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Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Workbook

Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Workbook

Age 10 – 11

Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Workbook for Key Stage 2 focuses on developing confidence and rapid recall of all core times tables and developing an understanding of square and cube numbers, meeting the expectations of multiplication knowledge in the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2. Included times tables lists provide a quick reference that can be used as prompts for the questions in each unit of the book.

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Bond SATs Skills: Vocabulary Flashcards

Bond SATs Skills: Vocabulary Flashcards

Age 8 – 11

These flashcards have been created by Bond to develop core vocabulary knowledge for Key Stage 2 SATs, the 11+ and Common Entrance. Deep and rich vocabularies continue to be sought in testing and these cards have been created to develop word knowledge and to improve children’s performance in tests and in communication more generally.

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Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Flashcards

Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Flashcards

Age 8 – 11

These flashcards develop core times table, square and cube number knowledge for National Curriculum Key Stage 2 SATs, 11+ and Common Entrance tests. With renewed focus on times tables and the introduction of square and cube number knowledge in Key Stage 2, these flashcards aid rapid recall and build secure knowledge of number relationships.

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Bond SATs Skills: Maths Test Papers for SATs practice

Bond SATs Skills: Maths Test Papers for SATs practice

Age 9 – 11

This test paper pack includes two full sets of Key Stage 2 SATs-style Maths test papers to enable children to practise for National Curriculum SATs assessments. These tests develop children’s exam skills of time management and performing in exam conditions and provide invaluable insight into the approach to testing that children will face when taking their SATs at the end of Year 6.

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Bond SATs Skills: English Test Papers for SATs practice

Bond SATs Skills: English Test Papers for SATs practice

Age 9 – 11

This test paper pack has been created by Bond to prepare children for National Curriculum Key Stage 2 SATs assessments at the end of Year 6 in primary school. It includes two full sets of English tests, including all of the papers children will sit as part of their English assessment. Covers the reading comprehension test and grammar, punctuation and spelling papers, and includes accompanying audio spelling tests to reflect the delivery of the SATs spelling assessment.

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