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Optional SATs papers: Y4 English set B

TheSchoolRun optional SATs papers: Y4 English set B
Exclusively available to TheSchoolRun subscribers, this Year 4 English practice optional SATs paper has been written by a primary-school teacher to mirror the old optional SATs papers used in schools up to 2015 to assess pupils' progress at the end of the KS2 school year.
Keystage:  KS2, Year 4

In some schools optional SATs were used up to 2015 to assess children's progress in English and maths at the end of Years 3, 4 and 5 (although official, externally-assessed SATs only take place at the end of each Key Stage in Year 2 and Year 6). Only a very limited number of official optional SATs papers were available to parents for at-home use (you can download them for free from TheSchoolRun), so we commissioned our own 'mock' papers.

New SATs exams, reflecting the revised 2014 National Curriculum, have been taken since 2016. These mock papers were written to reflect the old-style optional SATs, but can still be used to give your child extra practice opportunities and familiarise them with the kind of questions they'll find in the official papers.

Year 4 English optional SATs, set A includes:

  • Y4 English Reading paper, Story text (Record breakers, Reshma Rapunzel)
  • Reading Answer booklet
  • Year 4 English Writing Assessment (A day in the life of Reshma Khan / A new world record: newspaper report)
  • Answers and mark scheme

All the papers and marking materials have been merged into one easy download.

SATs in KS1 and KS2: Year 2 and Year 6 assessments

You'll find answers to all your questions about SATs in Year 2 in Your KS1 SATs questions answered.

To download Year 6 official SATs papers, and read about the latest changes to the KS2 SATs and find out more about the exam timetable read our information about KS2 SATs.

Download more Y4 English optional SATs papers

The official 2003 optional Y4 English SATs paper is also available to download, as well as another Y4 English optional SATs practice paper, set B.


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