Presentation on theme: "Year 2 and Year 6 SATs meeting"— Presentation transcript:
1 Year 2 and Year 6 SATs meeting 20th January at 6.30pm
2 Y2 SATs Meeting Purpose of this meeting To explain the SATs process for Year 2 pupilsTo give ideas for helping your childTo answer any questions
3 Purpose of the SATs To inform teacher assessment To identify areas of strength and weaknessin order to aid planningTo provide data for the Local Authority andGovernment!
4 Year 2 2 writing tasks – a short and a longer one Spelling test Reading comprehension testMaths testInformal in KS1No set week to carry them out – they occur throughoutMay and JuneChildren can return to the test the next day
5 Activities to support Year 2 writing task Write a postcard to a friend to describe a book character you have met.Write about your favourite character from a story.Write some facts they have learnt about a non-fiction topic ( famous people, parts of the body)
6 Year 2 Reading Comprehension Test Questions about a story or non-fiction pieceof writing,e.g. How many bowls did Goldilocks find inthe bears’ house?How do you think the bears felt whenthey found a stranger in the house?Homework tasks
7 Year 2 Mathematics Test Example questions: 23 10 more Look at the numbersDraw a circle around each even numberMathletics tasks are great too!
8 Level 2 and Level 3 papers Children will take the Level 2 papers. Children who are working at a higher level will take a Level 3 paper in maths and reading.
9 Levels National expectation for the end of year 2 is a 2B Above average is either a 2A or a Level 3Slightly below average is a 2CBelow average is a Level 1However this is the last year of levels – these levels are transferred into the terms; below, expected, exceeded ready for Year 3.
10 How the SATs are taken Small groups Part of the usual daily activities Children have taken past papers to become used to the formatAdults can read the questions to the children in Maths and give a description of the writing task
11 Marking The tests are marked by the school staff Results are moderated by the Local Authority
12 Any Questions?This presentation will be available on the website.
13 Year 6 2 maths papers and mental arithmetic test 1 reading comprehension paper1 spelling, grammar and punctuation testWriting levels are now being teacher assessedLevel 6 papers take place in the afternoons of the same week
15 Year 6 Maths test Here is a grid made of squares. Shade 10% of this grid.
16 Year 6 Writing TaskExample task: Imagine that your class are making a book of memories of the year at school. A copy of the book will be given to every pupil in the class. Everyone in the class will write a page of the book about their memories. Your task is to write your page of the book.
17 Year 6 Second week in May (11th – 14th May 2015) SATs police Set timetableTests sent away for markingIllnessResults received in JulyLeague tables published in November
18 What can you do to help your child? Make sure your child has plenty of sleepBreakfastWaterReassurance and support