At the end of Year 6, children will sit their Key Stage 2 Statutory Assessments (SATS). They will sit tests in;
These tests are both set and marked externally, and the results are used to measure the school’s performance (for example, through reporting to Ofsted and published league tables). Your child’s marks will be used in conjunction with teacher assessment to give a broader picture of their attainment at the end of their time at Holwell Primary School.
The reading test is a single paper with questions based on three passages of text. Your child will have one hour, including reading time, to complete the test.
There will be a selection of question types, including:
Children sit three papers in maths:
Paper 1 will consist of fixed response questions, where children have to give the correct answer to calculations, including long multiplication and division. Papers 2 and 3 will involve a number of question types, including:
The teachers will extended pieces of writing throughout the academic year. At the end of the year, the children will be awarded an overall attainment grade.
Support and Advice for Parents
Parent Workshop for Year 5 Parents moving into Year 6 (July 2022) - Click Here to access the presentation.