SATS (Standard Assessment Tests) are used to evaluate your child’s educational progress at the end of Year 2 and Year 6. They make comparisons between children against the average attainment and progress expectations for their respective age group.
Key Stage 1 SATs take place during May when your child is in Year 2. The assessments are in reading, writing and mathematics and are carried out by your child’s class teacher.
Key Stage 2 SATs take place in the May of Year 6. The children take a reading test, grammar spelling and punctuation test and 3 mathematics tests. This consists of an arithmetic paper and 2 reasoning papers. The children’s writing is assessed by their teacher.
For more information about SATs, please see the government website