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Key Stage 1 - 2017 English SATs Papers

Key Stage 1 - 2016 English SATs Papers
Help your child prepare for the English KS1 SATs, taken at the end of Year 2, with some at-home practice. These complete 2017 Y2 SATs past papers are the official papers from the Department for Education, used in schools.
Keystage:  KS1, Year 2

Looking through these 2017 KS1 English SATs papers with you will help boost your child's confidence in the run-up to the Y2 assessments.

These are "new-style" SATs papers, reflecting the new National Curriculum. Children first sat this new-format test in May 2016.

This pack includes:

  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 1: spelling
  • Grammar punctuation and spelling Paper 1 administration instructions, including a transcript of the spelling words to read out
  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 2: questions
  • English Reading Paper 1: reading prompt and answer booklet
  • English Reading Paper 2: reading answer booklet

For copyright reasons the Reading Booklet for the KS1 English 2017 SATs exam should be downloaded directly from the DfE website. All the other test papers have been merged into one easy download for you.

You can also download the answers and marking scheme for the English grammar, punctuation and spelling test or the mark scheme for the English reading test so you can look through your child's work and compare it with what teachers and examiners are looking for.


You can also read up-to-date advice about KS1 SATs and look through all our KS1 SATs-preparation advice to help you support your child at home.

For information about SATs for Y6 children look through our KS2 SATs information.

Free KS1 SATs past papers to download

To download more KS1 SATs official past papers, browse through our free Year 2 SATs maths and English past papers. TheSchoolRun has also produced a subscriber-only KS1 SATs practice papers for download.

All official SATs papers available on TheSchoolRun are © QCA / QCDA / Department for Education and reproduced under the terms of the Open Government Licence (see our Terms and conditions for further details). They are intended for home use / private study only.