Presentation on theme: "1 Welcome Welcome to the National Curriculum Test meeting. Please browse through the test papers on your tables. We will be starting at 3.15pm. During."— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome Welcome to the National Curriculum Test meeting. Please browse through the test papers on your tables. We will be starting at 3.15pm. During this meeting we hope to answer any questions that you have about the National Curriculum Tests. All of the slides are on your handout.
Just before we start… Myths and Legends Viking Day – 16 th March Parent Evening – Tuesday 24 th February and Wednesday 25 th February 2
4 What tests will children be taking? English Reading Test Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar test (SPaG) Maths Test A/Test B/Mental Maths (Level 6)
5 National Curriculum Timetable Monday 11 th May to Thursday 14 th May Monday – Reading Test (1 hour) Tuesday – Grammar and punctuation test (45 minutes) followed by spellings Wednesday – Maths A (45 minutes) and Mental Maths Thursday – Maths B (45 minutes) (Level 6 tests A and B (30 minutes each))
6 English Reading Test Punctuation and Grammar Test Spelling Test This year writing is recorded as a teacher assessment.
9 Maths Mental Maths Paper A Paper B Preparing for the Maths Tests How can you help?
10 How are the children being prepared for the NCTs in school? Targets Revising Mock NCTs w/b 2/2/15 Encouraging self-assessment Practice to increase confidence Independent writing tasks CGP Books for homework
11 How can I prepare my child for NCTs at home? Read with them Encourage them to learn important maths vocabulary and concepts Encourage them to learn their tables (blue sheets) Encouraging them to complete their homework Use the CGP Books for homework Write a “little and often” Use the Internet for revision Plenty of rest Eat breakfast and drink water