Key Stage 1 SATS scaled scores - Maths and English

The KS1 maths and English tests are externally marked and marks sent to schools. Each part of the test must have been sat and the papers marked. You will get:

The scaled score ensures an accurate comparisons of results over time. So a pupil who scores 105, for example, in 2016 will have have the same attainment as a pupil who scores 105 in 2017.

The raw scores for each test are calculated by adding the scores from each paper for a subject. The maximum raw scores are shown below.

Test Marks in paper Highest raw score Highest scaled
English reading P1, 2 20, 20 40 115
English GPS P1, 2 20, 20 40 115
Maths P1, 2 25, 35 60 115

Use the 2016 test conversion tables to convert your raw scores to a scaled score for each test for 2016.

Use the 2017 test conversion tables to convert your raw scores to a scaled score for each test for 2017.


Expected raw scores

Year Maths Reading Grammar, spelling
2017 36/60 25/40 24/40
2016 37/60 22/40 25/40

These three scores will be scaled to 300/345.