SAT's Timetable 2014
SAT's Week~ May 12th - May 16th
All children entered for the SAT's tests will sit the level 3-5 tests. Some children will be entered for the level 6 papers if they are already working towards that level.
The timetable is set by the Department for Education. Most tests will be taken in the morning.
Levels 3-5 English reading test
Level 6 English reading test
Levels 3-5 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test
Level 6 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test
Levels 3-5 mental mathematics test
Levels 3-5 mathematics Paper 1
No level 6 tests timetabled for this day
Levels 3-5 mathematics Paper 2
Level 6 mathematics Paper 1
Level 6 mathematics Paper 2
SPAG (Spelling Punctuation And Grammar)- 45 mins + 15 mins approx
The English grammar, punctuation and spelling test at levels 3-5 has two components, worth a total of 70 marks:
Paper 1, the short-answer questions, consists of between 40 and 50 questions assessing grammar, punctuation and vocabulary. Each question is worth one or two marks with a total for the paper of 50 marks. The questions are:
Paper 2, the spelling task, consists of 20 sentences, which are read aloud by the test administrator. Each sentence has a word missing which the child must complete. The task is worth a total of 20 marks.
READING- 1 hour
The texts in the levels 3-5 English reading booklet will not be linked by a theme. The booklet will contain three or four texts. The least demanding text will come first with the following texts increasing in level of difficulty.
Children will read the texts and complete the questions at their own pace.
The reading answer booklet will comprise approximately 35 to 40 questions (totalling 50 marks). The questions are:
Questions are worth 1, 2 or 3 marks.
MATHS- 2x 45mins and 20 mins
The levels 3-5 mathematics test consists of:
Children’s marks from all three tests are aggregated to calculate their overall mathematics level.
These web sites have great revision tools and games to help year 6 children prepare for the tests:
Excellent, well advertised, resources from the BBC covering English, Maths and Science.
Maths based sea mission.
Maths questions delivered in the style of 'Who wants to be a millionaire?'
The ICT Teachers site has lots of KS2 SATs practice questions.
Countdown numbers and letters games
Year 6 true or false maths questions
Activities for English, maths and science.
Revise 7 areas of maths topics.
Calculation and Problem Solving quizzes.