Girl studying for SATs

Preparing for KS1 SATs or KS2 SATs? You’ll find advice from parents, teachers and examiners as well as free SATs past papers to download in our SATs area. From preparation plans to revision planners, everything you need to help your child achieve their full potential in the Year 2 and Year 6 tests, as well as the optional SATs tests for Years 3, 4 and 5, is covered in this section.

You can also download past SATs papers and exclusive SATs practice papers to familiarise your child with the format and find mock Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (SPAG) tests too.

Looking for some step-by-step revision plans? Look through our KS1 SATs revision programme and KS2 SATs revision programme.


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Your free SATs downloads KS1 and KS2
Get your free SATs past papers, downloads and advice and information to help support your KS1 and KS2 child in the Y2 and Y6 tests here.
KS1 SATs in 2016
Changes to KS1 SATs in 2016: what parents need to know
Children starting Year 2 in September 2015 and beyond will need to be prepared for the new style KS1 SATs in 2016. Here's what you need to know about what the tests involve.
KS2 SATs in 2016
Changes to KS2 SATs in 2016: what parents need to know
With a huge overhaul planned to coincide with the introduction of the new national curriculum, how are SATs changing from summer 2016? Read on for the most up-to-date information.


Key Stage 2 - 2016 English SATs Papers
Key Stage 2 - 2016 English SATs Papers
Help your child prepare for the English KS2 SATs, taken at the end of Year 6, with some revision and at-home practice. These complete 2016 Y6 SATs past papers are the official past papers from the Department for Education, used in schools.
Key Stage 2 - 2015 LEVEL 6 Maths SATs Papers
Key Stage 2 - 2015 LEVEL 6 Maths SATs Papers
The official 2015 Level 6 KS2 maths SATs papers, free to download for at-home practice. Level 6 SATs were taken by very able children at the end of Year 6 between 2012 and 2015.
TheSchoolRun KS1 SATs maths practice test A
KS1 maths SATs practice paper A
A complete KS1 SATs maths practice paper (Test A), written in the style of the 2016 test to offer at-home practice for Year 2 children.
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SATs Learning Journey 

Key Stage 1 SATs revision course and Key Stage 2 SATs revision course

Be sure your child has covered all the learning objectives they are required to have mastered by the time they sit their KS1 SATs or KS2 SATs (in the summer term of Year 2 and Year 6 respectively). Work through the course of worksheets that cover all the core topics that could come up in the test to improve your child's chances of success and boost their confidence before SATs.

KS1 SATs success

Your guide to KS1 SATs success

A beginner's guide to year 2 tests, the KS1 SATs success pack explains everything you need to know about how your child will be tested, teacher assessment, SATs levels, how the results are used and why you don't need to worry! You'll also find 26 activities to help support your child's learning at home with games and fun, so get your SATs preparation started today.

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SATs: Practice Makes Perfect

Our hugely popular SATs eBook is back in its fifth edition. SATs: Practice Makes Perfect has been written especially for all parents whose children are due to sit their SATs. In plain, straightforward language it tells you everything you need to know to help your child prepare for their exams, covering both KS1 and KS2.

Your guide to KS2 SATs success

Your guide to KS2 SATs success

SATs tests in Year 6 can be a daunting prospect for teachers, parents and children. Give your child a head start with SATs preparation and boost their confidence about the exams with our guide, packed with tips, tricks and practical suggestions.

TheSchoolRun SATs practice tests

Exclusive to subscribers, TheSchoolRun's SATs practice tests for KS1 and KS2 maths and English have been written to mirror the style of the new SATs test. Answers are provided so you can work through them with your child.