What are SATs?
SATs are standardised assessment tests administered by primary schools in England to children in Year 2 and Year 6 to check their educational progress. They are one marker used by the government, and hence parents, of the quality of the education at a school. The setting and marking of SATs are carried out in UK schools by the Standards & Testing Agency.
KS1 SATs in Year 2
In May, our children sat their KS1 SATs 2022 in:
They were also be assessed by their teacher on science, writing, and speaking and listening. This however is known as the teacher assessment, and it is not an official score for the SATs or national assessments.
KS2 SATs in Year 6
In Year 6 SATs are a more formal process of testing, and our children will sat KS2 SATs 2022 in:
- English Reading
- English Grammar
They were also assessed by their teacher on subjects including speaking and listening, writing and science.
By using teacher assessment, schools and the government are able to judge a child’s performance in a subject over a longer period of time. This means that teachers are able to account for a child’s whole knowledge and ability in a subject, not just that which comes to the fore in a test.
Ickleford Primary School KS2 SATs
Ickleford Primary School’s most recent KS 2 performance measures as published by the Secretary of State for Education for 2018-2019:
Please note that these results for 2018-2019 are not current. Children did not sit SATs during to the COVID pandemic. Nationally, SATs resumed in 2022. The Secretary of State for Education will publish the new 2021-2022 performance table for each school shortly.
Here is a provisional performance table for KS2 SATs for 2021-2022
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