Wickham Common Primary School Wednesday 15 th January 2014 Mrs Stevenson, Mrs Horscroft and Mr Bateson. Information for Parents on Key Stage 2 SATs. What does SATs stand for?. Statutory Assessment Tasks and Tests (also includes Teacher Assessment)
A) Teacher assessments
The reading answer booklet will comprise of approximately 35 to 40 questions (totalling 50 marks). The questions are:
The level 3-5 test will assess children’s abilities in the following technical aspects of English:
Circle all the adverbs in the sentence below.
Open the drawers carefully and quietly when using the filing cabinet.
Add a suffix to this word to make an adjective.
Although his Mum thought they were very smart, Peter disliked his new trousers.
Before he could go swimming, Ali packed his towel.
If you give me the recipe____________
buy the ingredients on the way home.
Children’s marks from all three tests are aggregated to calculate their overall mathematics score/level.
Teachers may read questions in both written papers to pupils if asked.
- in good time
- with equipment – pen, water bottle, snack, etc.,
- having had breakfast
- having gone to bed at a reasonable time!
Reading, SPAG and maths tests are all externally marked.Test results are returned to the school in July and will be reported, along with teacher assessments, to parents by the end of the year.Secondary schools also use this data to support their transition programmes for moving in to Year 7.