Y6 SATS meeting
2018 National Curriculum Tests
Monday 14 May
English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 1: questions
English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 2: spelling
Tuesday 15 May
Wednesday 16 May
Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetics
Mathematics Paper 2: reasoning
Thursday 17 May
Mathematics Paper 3: reasoning
Overview of 2018 tests
The KS2 tests consist of:
- English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 1: questions, 45 minutes to answer the questions which are worth 50 marks in total.
- English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 2: 20 spellings
- English reading.
The English reading test focuses on the comprehension elements of the national curriculum and includes a mixture of text genres. The test is designed so that the texts increase in their level of difficulty. The test consists of a reading booklet and a separate answer booklet. Pupils will have one hour to read the 3 texts in the reading booklet and complete the questions, which are worth 50 marks.
- mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic .
This paper assesses mathematical calculations. The questions cover calculations involving all 4 operations, including calculations with fractions, decimals and percentages. They also cover long divisions and long multiplications. Pupils will have 30 minutes to answer the questions which are worth 40 marks.
- mathematics Paper 2: reasoning
- mathematics Paper 3: reasoning
Papers 2 and 3 assess mathematical fluency, solving mathematical problems and mathematical reasoning. Pupils will have 40 minutes to answer the questions which are worth 35 marks per paper.