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 2020
Changes to KS1 SATs in 2020: what parents need to know
New-style KS1 SATs were introduced in 2016 for all Year 2 children in England. Here's what parents need to know about the English and maths assessments in 2020 and beyond.
KS2 SATs in 2020
Changes to KS2 SATs in 2020: what parents need to know
KS2 SATs were overhauled to be in line with the new national curriculum in May 2016. If your child will be sitting Y6 SATs in 2020, read on for the most up-to-date information for parents.


Key Stage 2 - 2018 English SATs Papers
Key Stage 2 - 2018 English SATs Papers
Help your child prepare for the Year 6 English SATs, taken at the end of Key Stage 2, with some revision and at-home practice. These complete 2018 Y6 SATs past papers are the official past papers from the Department for Education, used in schools.
KS2 Maths SATs 2018
Key Stage 2 - 2018 Maths SATs Papers
The official 2018 KS2 SATs maths papers, which can be downloaded for free from TheSchoolRun to offer at-home practice for the Y6 tests.
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 new-curriculum 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 sixth 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

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 KS2 SATs 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.





Year 6 SATs Challenge Resources

The new KS2 SATs, introduced in May 2016 to reflect the new curriculum, are extremely challenging compared to previous years, with only 5% of pupils achieving a 'higher scaled score' of 110. If you feel your child could acieve the highest marks in SATs, and they are already confident with general SATs preparation work, then why not explore our Year 6 SATs Challenge resources: