What is SAT exam for Year 6?

SATs are standardised assessment tests administered by primary schools in England to children in Year 2 and Year 6 to check their educational progress. They are one marker used by the government, and hence parents, of the quality of the education at a school.

What is a good SAT score for Year 6?

A score of 100 means the child is working ‘at the expected standard’ for a Year 6 child. 80 is the lowest possible score and 120 is the highest. A scaled score of 99 or less means they haven’t reached the government’s ‘expected standard’.

When do the Year 6 SATs tests take place?

SATs tests take place in England in year 2 and in Year 6. The Year 6 SATs tests take place during the Month of May, with the tests spread out across SATs week. SATs Boot Camp has many resources to help children prepare for their Year 6 SATs tests.

What are the toughest SATs maths questions for Year 6?

For Year 6, the toughest of their SATs maths questions are the reasoning questions. With SATs 2022 coming up, your pupils need plenty of SATs exam practice to be familiar with both the types of SATs reasoning questions that can come up and the skills needed to answer them.

How can I help my child prepare for the Year 6 SATs?

Children will be taught the skills they need to do well in their Year 6 SATs papers in their classroom with their teacher, but there is also a lot you can do to help at home to get your child feeling confident and ready for their tests. For example you can: Devise a Year 6 SATs revision plan and reward your child for sticking to it.

How much time do I need to prepare for SATS?

You can use this as part of your teacher assessment to determine for example if any pupils will need an intervention for SATs. 30 minutes is the time allocated for the KS2 SATs Arithmetic tests and 40 minutes for each KS2 SATs Reasoning test. You can also use our free year 6 maths SATs papers to assess gaps.