Year 6 SATS

The year 6 children work hard throughout the year to get ready for the SATs tests in May.
Information on this page should help you to prepare for the tests.


The children are assessed in the following way:

Maths – SATs test – 3 papers: 1 arithmetic and 2 papers on reasoning

Reading – SATs test – 1 reading comprehension paper

EGPS – SATs test – 2 papers: 1 paper on grammar & punctuation and 1 spelling paper

Writing – teacher assessed

Science – teacher assessed

In class, we will use the test papers from 2017 to the present day, including the sample materials.

 Parents evening

Here is the presentation used at the year 6 information evening for parents:

Past papers 

Literacy and Maths past papers can be downloaded from a number of sites.
Please use papers from before 2016 to practise, as we use the papers from 2017 – 2021 in class.

One example site is listed below: 

Reading comprehension

This site has some interesting on-line reading comprehension exercises.

GPS activities

This site has a number of fun, on-line activities to help with Punctuation and Grammar.

Revision aids

There are a number of PowerPoint files which explain some of the topics we study in grammar.

 Revision Files