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Girl studying for SATs

When it comes to preparing for SATs, whether it's KS1 SATs (which are now optional) or the compulsory KS2 SATs, you need the right resources. In this section, you'll find a range of SATs resources that will help your child feel confident about the tests and get results that reflect their true ability. 

Your roadmap to SATs success

In this section, you’ll find advice from parents, teachers and examiners as well as free SATs past papers to download. 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 here. 

You can also download past SATs papers and exclusive SATs practice papers, complete with answers, to familiarise your child with the format, plus you'll 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. And if you feel your child could achieve the highest marks in SATs, and they are already confident with general SATs preparation work, then why not follow our Year 6 SATs challenge programme.



KS1 SATs in 2024
Changes to KS1 SATs in 2024
Year 2 children in England may take KS1 SATs in May, although they are now optional. Here's what parents need to know about the English and maths assessments in Y2.
KS2 SATs in 2024
Changes to KS2 SATs in 2024: what parents need to know
If your child is in Y6 in 2024, read on for the most up-to-date SATs information for parents.


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Key Stage 1 - 2023 Maths SATs Papers
Help your child prepare for the end-of-Y2 maths KS1 SATs with some at-home practice. These 2023 Y2 SATs Maths past papers are the official Department for Education papers used in schools.
KS2 Maths SATs 2019
Key Stage 2 - 2019 Maths SATs Papers
Download the official 2019 KS2 SATs maths papers for free from TheSchoolRun to help your child practise for the Y6 assessments at home.
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 achieve 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: