SJB 2018 SATs Information

In 2016, there were many changes to the statutory assessment for Year 2 and Year 6. The Department of Education has confirmed that the 2016 interim arrangements for SATs will stay in place for 2018. 

We will be holding a Year 6 SATs Parent Coffee Morning on Tuesday 1st May 2018 to provide parents with information regarding the SATs and tips on how to prepare your child for them.

Year 6 SATs 

Year 6 SATs will commence from Monday 14th May to Thursday 17th May. The school is offering free breakfast for every Year 6 student during the SATs. Breakfast will start from 8:00 am. All children need to be on time every morning to ensure they do not miss their test. 

The Year 6 / KS2 tests will follow a strict timetable as follows:

  • Monday 14th May 2018 – English Paper 1: SpaG Short Answer Questions and English Paper 2: Spelling
  • Tuesday 15th May 2018 – English Reading Paper
  • Wednesday 16th May 2018 – Mathematics Paper 1: Arithmetic and Mathematics Paper 2: Reasoning 
  • Thursday 17th May 2018 – Mathematics Paper 3: Reasoning 

The Department of Education have produced some information about the tests for parents. Please click here to have a read. 

Year 2 SATs

This year, the Year 2 / KS1 tests take place during the week commencing 21st May 2018.

Year 1 Phonics Screening

Phonics Screening will take place on the week commencing Monday 11th June 2018.