What are SATs?
SATs tests take place in England in Year 2 (2023) and in Year 6.
The Year 2 SATs tests take place during the Month of May, with the tests spread out across the month.
Year 6 SATs will be taken during the week commencing Monday, 8th May 2023
The tests are broken down in the following way:
- Spelling test
- Reading test
- Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar test (SPAG)
- Paper 1 - Arithmetic
- Paper 2 - Mathematical Reasoning
- Paper 3 - Mathematical Reasoning
Year 6 Writing Assessment is based on Teacher Assessment across a number of pieces of writing. A random selection of schools are chosen for formal moderation by the LA.
Year 6 Science SATs tests have been replaced with teacher assessments, and a random selection of schools are chosen each year to take a sampling Science test so that standards of science learning can be monitored.