SATs Year 6

Boy taking SATs

Key Stage 2 SATs take place in the summer term of Year 6. Your child will spend a large proportion of the year preparing for these tests in school and will benefit from any extra support you can offer at home.

In this section of the site, as well as Key Stage 2 SATS past papers you'll find lots of advice on what topics are covered in the KS2 SATs, helping your child revise, revision plans, tips to keep your child calm and supporting your child after SATs.

You can also check out our unique KS2 SATs revision programme.


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Key Stage 2 SATs testing - what's involved?
Not sure what your 11 year old will be tested on in their SATs? Read on to find out more, along with examples of the questions they may come up against.
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KS2 SATs in 2015: what parents need to know
KS2 SATs have changed completely over the last few years. We explain what is happening this year and what the new plans are for the Y6 assessments, including the new KS2 Grammar, punctuation and spelling test, following Lord Bew's review.
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What are level 6 SATs?
For the fourth year running, highly able children may be entered for the Level 6 SATs papers at the end of Y6 in 2015. But what do these tests involve, and how will your child need to prepare?


Key Stage 2 - 2014 English SATs papers
Key Stage 2 - 2014 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 Y6 SATs past papers from 2014 include the KS2 Grammar, punctuation and spelling test.
KS2 Maths SATs 2014 past papers
Key Stage 2 - 2014 Maths SATs Papers
A complete set of official KS2 SATs maths papers (levels 3-5) from 2014. Download the papers and the answers and marking scheme for free from TheSchoolRun to help your child in prepare for the Y6 tests with some at-home practice.
Key Stage 2 - 2014 LEVEL 6 English SATs Papers
Key Stage 2 - 2014 LEVEL 6 English SATs Papers
Official English KS2 SATs papers (Level 6) from 2014, free to download for at-home revision and practice. The Level 6 KS2 SATs are taken by very able children at the end of Year 6.
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KS2 SATs Learning JOurney

KS2 SATs revision course

In order to cover all the learning objectives that your child is required to have mastered by the time they sit their Key Stage 2 SATs test (in the Summer term of Year 6), we've put together a revision course that covers all the core topics that your child could be tested on. Either work through the worksheets in order or pick those worksheets that cover topics where you know your child needs some extra help. There's also a Key Stage 2 SATs Learning Journey Checklist.

Spotlight on SATs

Your guide to KS2 SATs

SATs tests 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. In your guide you'll find:

  • A complete guide to what parents need to know about the tests: what they involve, how teacher assessments are used and what the results you'll receive mean
  • How to plan a SATs revision schedule
  • Revision tips and tricks
  • SATs study skills: practical techniques to teach your child to help them remember key facts and information

SATs eBook

SATs: Practice Makes Perfect

Our hugely popular SATs eBook is back in its fourth 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 Key Stage 1 and 2.

The first part, written for parents, contains a complete guide to SATs, answering every question you may have about these important exams. The second part includes study skills worksheets, SATs worksheets, practice questions and marking guidelines.

SPAG papers

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (SPAG) test

Adverbs, clauses, correct punctuation and sentence analysis are all part of the new KS2 SATs Grammar, punctuation and spelling test that all Year 6 children now sit. Help your child revise in preparation for the May assessments with our practice papers, written in the style of the 'SPAG' test.

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KS2 SATs past papers

Free KS2 SATs English, maths and science papers from 2003 to 2014 are available to download now. Use these to help your child get used to how the tests are administered, and to mark their results so you can see how they progress.

Year 6 SATs