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SATs results and how they are used
What are SATs results used for?
Do your child's SATs results really matter? We take a look at what these national tests are used for.
What is a formula?
What is a formula?
Formulae help children to work out answers to mathematical problems. We explain which formulae your child will be taught in primary school, including...
KS2 SATs in 2019
Changes to KS2 SATs in 2019: 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 2019, read on for the...
Primary grading system from 2014
Primary-school grading system explained for parents
In September 2014 national curriculum levels in English schools were replaced by a new grading system. We explain what parents need to know about the...
Active and passive sentences explained
What are active and passive sentences?
The cat chased the mouse; the mouse was chased by the cat. Learn to identify active and passive voice in sentences and support your child's Year...
What are subject and object?
What are subject and object?
Subjects and objects in sentences, plus subject-verb agreement – primary-school grammar terms explained for parents, with examples.
Girls writing
What are level 6 SATs?
Highly able children could be entered for the Level 6 SATs papers at the end of Year 6 until 2015. But what did these tests involve?
Child writing
What is the Y6 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test?
Year 6 children are all tested on their spelling, punctuation and grammar as part of the KS2 SATs. So what will your child need to know, and how can...
Child writing
KS2 SATs in 2015: what parents need to know
KS2 SATs have changed completely over the last few years. We explain the process for 2015 and what the new plans are for the Y6 assessments,...
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