Key Stage 1 - 2023 English SATs Papers
Looking through these 2023 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 from 2014. 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
- Answers and marking scheme for the English grammar, punctuation and spelling test
- English Reading Paper 2: reading answer booklet
For copyright reasons the English Reading Paper 1: reading prompt and answer booklet and the Reading Booklet for the KS1 English 2022 SATs exam should be downloaded directly from the DfE website. You can also download 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.
All the other test papers have been merged into one easy download for you.
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.
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