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Scaled scores for 2017 key stage 2 SATs announced

Note (added July 10 2018): Here are the 2018 scaled scores for key stage 2 SATs. The Department for Education...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

Three-quarters of primary leaders lack confidence in SATs, survey finds

Three in four school leaders lack confidence in SATs, while half report having received inadequate information to prepare pupils for this...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Government makes SATs an easier ride after ‘fiasco’ last year

The government has simplified questions in this year’s primary SATs after reports that last year’s tests left pupils in...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

How to prepare year 6 for KS2 maths SATs

Education blogger @thatboycanteach explains what we can learn from studying the 2016 Key Stage 2 SATs results After the release of...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

2016 key stage 2 SATs: Fewer primary schools below floor standards

Fewer primary schools fell below the new “floor standards” this year compared with last – overturning the government’s expectation...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Primary test reforms are ‘some of the worst ever seen’, MPs told by teachers

The implementation of primary assessment reforms has been “some of the worst ever seen” despite “strong competition” for the label,...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

GCSE grading changes will hamper school comparisons

The new grading system and a raft of government reforms mean GCSE results will not be comparable until at...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

The 6 Key Trends in the KS2 Primary Test Results

See the latest SATs data from 15 Dec, 2016: Fewer primary schools fall below the floor standards and 7 key...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

‘Disaster’ SATs results will have ‘serious consequences’ for schools, warns Labour

The government will use the results of controversial new key stage 2 SATs tests to identify underperforming schools, Labour has warned....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker