Key Stage 2 SATS 2016

(Standard Assessment Tests)

New style KS2 SATs to be taken in year 6 were introduced in 2016, for English, Maths and Science:

KS2 English READING
  • The reading booklet will be a selection of texts between 1800 to 2300 words.

  • The test will be out of 50 marks to be done in 60 minutes including reading time.
  • The raw score out of 50 will be converted into a scaled score
ks2 reading 2016

KS2 Grammar, punctuation + spelling
  • Paper 1: a grammar and punctuation written task, (45 min, 50 marks)

  • Paper 2: a 20-word spelling test (15 mins, 20 marks)
ks2 english 2016


KS2 Maths
  • Paper 1: arithmetic, (30 mins 30 marks).

  • Paper 2: mathematical fluency, problem-solving and reasoning, (40 mins, 40 marks )

  • Paper 3: mathematical fluency, problem-solving and reasoning, (40 mins, 40 marks )

  • Marked externally

ks2 maths 2016
KS2Science
  • Paper B: Biology, (25 minutes, 22 marks).

  • Paper C: Chemistry. (25 minutes, 22 marks)

  • Paper P: Physics (25 minutes, 22 marks)

  • External marking.
  • Science sampling tests for 9,500 randomly selected children from 1,900 schools (5 per school).
key stage 2 science 2016

Extra information

The links below are for everything you need to know for key stage 2 Maths, English and Science.


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