KS1 and KS2 SATS Tests

In the summer term each year, children in Year 2 and Year 6 complete tests known as Standard Assessment Tests  (SATs). These tests in English and Maths reflect the current National Curriculum which has been in place since 2014, and have been intended to be more rigorous than previous years.


The links below provide parents with specific information relating to the SATS and sets out to answer some commonly asked questions. 

Link to DfE KS1 and KS2 Past Tests and Sample Papers




Click on Department for Education (DfE) icon above to access and view KS1 and KS2 Test Materials.

Test Dates 2021-2022


Phonics Screening Week for Year 1 Pupils will take place week beginning Monday 6th June 2022


KS1 Year 2 SATs Test Dates 2021-2022

Maths and English SATs tests will take place during the month of May.

  • May 2022: English Reading Test Paper 1
  • May 2022: English Reading Test Paper 2
  • May 2022: English SPaG Test- Grammar/Punctuation
  • May 2022: English SPaG Test- Spelling
  • May 2022: Maths Paper 1 (Arithmetic)
  • May 2022: Maths Paper 2 (Reasoning)


Multiplication Tables Check

The dates that the National Multiplication Check will be administered within the 3-week period from Monday 6th June 2022


KS2 Year 6 SATs Test Dates 2021-2022

The dates that the National KS2 SATs will take place in May 2022 are from Monday 9th May 2022 to Thursday 12th May 2022.

  • Monday May 9th 2022: SPaG Test
  • Tuesday May 10th 2022: Reading Test
  • Wednesday May 11th 2022: Maths Paper 1 (Arithmetic)
  • Wednesday May 11th 2022: Maths Paper 2 (Reasoning)
  • Thursday May 12th 2022: Maths Paper 3 (Reasoning)