Welcome to Year 6
Hello from Mr Hardeman, Mr Jones, Mrs Young and Mrs Holloway.
We are looking forward to a great Year 6.
For this term P.E will be on Tuesday and Fridays and children will need their kit in school on these days.
Football in Year Six
Information about SATs
The Year 6 KS2 SATs will be administered in the week commencing 8th May 2023-please avoid any holiday absence for this week.
Monday 8th May 2023 Bank Holiday.
Tuesday 9th May 2023 English grammar, punctuation and spelling. Paper 1: questions and Paper 2: spelling
Wednesday 10th May 2023 English reading
Thursday 11th May 2023 Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic and Paper 2: reasoning
Friday 12th May 2023 Mathematics Paper 3: reasoning
Since 2016, children in Year 2 and Year 6 have taken the new style of SATs papers. The new-style SATs for English and maths reflect the new national curriculum, and were designed to be more rigorous than previous years' tests. At the end of Year 6, children 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.
Key Stage 2 Reading
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:
Key Stage 2 grammar, punctuation and spelling test
The grammar, punctuation and spelling test consists of two parts: a grammar and punctuation paper requiring short answers, lasting 45 minutes, and an aural spelling test of 20 words, lasting around 15 minutes.
The grammar and punctuation test will include two sub-types of questions:
Key Stage 2 maths
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:
Assessment and reporting:
You will be given your child’s raw score (the actual number of marks they get), alongside their scaled score and whether they have reached the expected standard set by the Department for Education
The range of scaled scores available for each KS2 test is:
The expected standard for each test is a scaled score of 100 or more. If a child is awarded a scaled score of 99 or less they won't have achieved the expected standard in the test.