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Your guide to KS1 SATs success

Your guide to KS1 SATs success pack
A beginner's guide to the Year 2 tests, the KS1 SATs success pack explains everything you need to know about how your child will be tested, teacher assessment, SATs scores, 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.
Keystage:  KS1, Year 2

If you're helping your child prepare for the KS1 SATs (which have been optional since September 2023) our parents' action plan offers all the advice and practical tips you need. As well as plain-English information about the tests and how they work, KS1 primary school teacher offers loads of easy ways to support your child's English and maths learning at home, including being a character detective, creating a family cookbook, super-sizing letters (great to help solve handwriting problems), the sweet way to practise number bonds, teddy bear fractions and supermarket sweep. Each exercise is easy to fit into your everyday life, as well as being great fun, so start your revision today!

KS1 SATs past papers

A great way to reinforce your child's understanding and boost their confidence is by working through some Year 2 SATs past papers together.

The only new-style official past papers available to parents are the 2016 papers: KS1 English SATs and KS1 Maths SATs, both available for free download from TheSchoolRun.

If you'd like to offer your child more practice opportunities we also have subscriber-only SATs-style papers, written by a primary school teacher, to help familiarise them with the format of the tests.

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