New Curriculum introduced by the Government in 2014 Last Year of Levels!
An English Reading Test An English Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Test A Mental Maths Test A Mathematics Test (2 Papers) Double these for Level 6 Students!
Writing Test – over time Science Tests (2 Papers)
DateTests Monday 11 May Levels 3-5 English reading test Level 6 English reading test Tuesday 12 May Levels 3-5 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test Level 6 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test Wednesday 13 May Levels 3-5 mental mathematics test Levels 3-5 mathematics Paper 1 No level 6 tests timetabled for this day Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Levels 3-5 mathematics Paper 2 Level 6 mathematics Paper 1 Level 6 mathematics Paper 2 Relax or Celebrate
Writing is still teacher assessed (Externally moderated last year) SPaG tests (introduced 2 years ago) Reading 3-4 texts (1 hour) Level 6 tests for selected pupils – Who do we choose?
Maths Reading SPaG The National Average for a year 6 child is to achieve Level 4. Achieving Level 5 is above average. Level 6 is accessing the Level 6 Curriculum (which we have taught)
Covered year 6 units Revised learning from previous years Worked on individual targets Received feedback on progress from teachers. Become more independent to direct own learning. Worked on exam techniques and timed conditions. Had focused interventions like booster classes, intervention teaching & Level 6 Teaching.
Make Up a Revision Timetable for the Easter holidays. Ensure you help set up a quiet area of your home for your child to study. They will need: Lined paper, Colour mind map pens, pencil and pen. Study Guides and access to PC internet will help. Ensure they revise everyday for an hour or so. Give them timed tests weekly – many online.
On the week of 11 th May 2015 Prepare for mornings Early to bed Breakfast in the morning Snack for playtime & bottle of water and tissues if needed. Reduce anxiety and help your children think positive. Relaxation after a long school day. If you want your child to revise, make up revision cards, for short bursts of revising.
All equipment will be provided (pencil cases not used during tests) Some children will be doing tests in hall, others in classrooms. As there are strict rules to administration of tests, children cannot communicate during tests and timings are adhered to.
Please make sure you have the handouts regarding SATs. If you have any questions about SATs– We will be available at the end.