All KS2 SATs Blog Posts

Year 6 Times Tables Check? It’s coming in 2019.

The government have announced today (23rd February 2017) that they will be creating a new times tables test for children in Year 6. The details are thin at the moment but you can read more about it here. Frankly, we believe that this is a good thing. Children need to know their times tables, partly […]

10 Top Tips for SATs Success

1. Avoid the taboo. Avoid any temptation to pretend they don’t exist and instead talk to your child about their SATs tests. Understand what they’re going to be doing and understand any concerns they have. Listen, be sympathetic and reassure them that they should not worry. Their teachers will also be doing this but it […]

2017 KS2 SATs Changes

In May 2016, children in Year 2 and Year 6 were the first to take the new style SATs papers. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing has changed from 2016, however the SATs tests are wholly different to years prior to 2016. The 2016 and 2017 SATs tests are in English Reading, Spelling, Punctuation and […]

KS2 SATs – Free Grammar Help for the 2017 KS2 SATs Papers

Hi folks, We hope all your children are all working hard in the run up to Christmas and that they’re ready for the Grammar & Punctuation test in May! Want some essential KS2 grammar tips? Here’s two great free worksheets for the 2017 KS2 SATs! Download : Free KS2 Grammar Help Part 1 Download : Free KS2 Grammar Help […]

KS2 SATs – Free Spellings for the 2017 KS2 SATs Papers

Hi folks, We hope all your children are working hard in Year 6 and that they’re ready spelling test. Want some awesome words to work with? Here’s a great free worksheet for the 2017 KS2 SATs! Download : Free KS2 Spelling List If that’s not enough for you and you want more Spelling, Punctuation and […]