Key Stage 2

SATs are around the corner - knowing what is in the test can help you help your child with everyday activities

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With only weeks to go for SATs you might be wondering what you can start doing to help your child prepare. This can be a tense time and your child may feel nervous or lack of confidence, but as a parent there is plenty you can do to support them. The important thing is to know what is included in the test and expected from your child. Once you know helping them can be as simple as using situations in everyday life.

The best SATs preparation advice for parents

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SATs are a key milestone in your child’s academic career. Your child’s results will show you and the school how much of what they have been taught your child has grasped, how they compare to the national average, and highlight areas where they might need additional support.

So you see, they are more than a handy metric for compiling school league tables, as they will also be used to determine sets and learning goals going forward.