KS1 Maths SATs Papers

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KS1 Maths SATs Papers

YearPaper 1 Paper 2 Marking Scheme (Answers) Level Thresholds
2016 (Sample)

About KS1 Maths SATs Papers

The KS1 Maths SATs papers consists of two separate tests.

Paper 1 is called the "Arithmetic" paper, it's worth 25 marks and it's timed at roughly 20 minutes. Within it are a series of simple mental arithmetic questions. Paper 2 is called the "Reasoning" paper, it's worth 35 marks and it's timed at roughly 35 minutes. Here children are tested on their interpretation and application of Maths to more problem based questions using a variety of question types including multiple choice and matching. Children are not allowed to use calculators in either of the tests.

Topics tested include:

  • General number skills including counting, odd and even numbers, addition and subtraction, fractions etc.
  • Times tables.
  • Units of measurement including length, temperature, weight and fluid.
  • Patterns of shapes and numbers.
  • Money.
  • Charts.
  • Time.

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