Year 2 SATs Support 2019

Date Activity
May 2019 Key stage 1 test period
Week commencing Monday 10 June 2019 Phonics screening check week


National Curriculum Tests (SATs) at Key Stage 1

KS1 Maths SATs

The KS1 Maths SATs is made up of two papers:

• Paper 1 is an arithmetic test which should take around 15 minutes. It will consist of 25 marks.

• Paper 2 involves reasoning, problem solving and mathematical fluency. This paper has 35 marks available and will last for approximately 35 minutes. It will contain a variety of question types including multiple choice, matching and method explanations.

KS1 Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG) SATs

Paper 1 is a 20 word spelling test worth 20 marks which should take roughly 15 minutes

• Paper 2 is a punctuation, grammar and vocabulary test. It comes in two sections of around 10 minutes each, and the paper is worth 20 marks.

KS1 Reading SATs

Paper 1 consists of a variety of texts totalling 400 to 700 words with questions dotted throughout.

• Paper 2 consists of a reading booklet containing different passages. These will total 800 to 1100 words.

Each paper for the KS1 Reading SATs is worth 50% of the available marks and should take up to 30 minutes. The texts covered in the tests cover a wide range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Pupils will face a variety of questions including multiple choice, matching, and open-ended answers.


KS1 English Resources

Please click on the picture link to find English resources to support your child's learning in school.


KS1 Maths Resources

Please click on the picture link to find Maths resources to support your child's learning in school.