Phonics Screening Test
The Phonics screening test will talk place during W/b June 12th 2017. This is for all Y1 children and any children Y2 who did not achieve a pass in Year 1.
Key stage 1 SATs
Key stage 1 covers children aged 5-7 years old in years 1 and 2 at school.
The Year 2 children will take their KS1 SATs (Statutory Assessment Tests) during May.
The tests are spread out throughout May to avoid the children becoming unnecessarily anxious or worried. These tests are used to inform a teacher's assessment, which will reflect your child’s everyday achievements not just the results gained in a “one-off” test.
Teacher assessment is a summative judgement based on the standards of work children are producing each day.
When making their judgement, your child’s teacher will look through your child’s work and compare their work against national assessment criteria. Every school is audited regularly to ensure assessment standards are secure and consistent across the country.
Your child’s reported results are based on teacher assessment, not test results, and will be sent with their annual report.
Please ask if you have any questions or need additional information.
Key stage 2 covers children aged 7-11 years old with SATS (Statutory Assessment Tests) taken during the week beginning 8th May.
The results are reported to parents, along with the individual child's teacher assessment.
It is these results that a reported nationally.
In 2017 the tests will be taken from Monday May 8th.
The timetable of the week usually looks like this:
- Monday - Reading Test
- Tuesday - English Grammar, punctuation and spelling Tests
- Wednesday - Maths Paper 1: arithmetic. Maths Paper 2: reasoning
- Thursday - Maths Paper 3: reasoning