Return of the SATs

Author: Jo Barwell
Published: 24/01/2022

SATs are back and many of you are looking for practice and revision materials.  Our SATs collection  comprises a range of one-off worksheets, workbooks and complete revision packs to ensure your children meet or exceed the expected standard by the end of their primary school journey. I've picked out the most popular from both categories here.

Our top-rated SATs resources

Recent reports reveal that Covid-19 has had the biggest impact on reading attainment (NFER, 2021), so with that in mind let's start with this free resource, English SATs reading practice paper . Perfect for familiarising children with the test format, this resource includes extracts from The Railway Children, Little Women and The Short and Bloody History of Pirates. It includes full SATs-style answer guidance.

For more like this, try our complete pack Reading SATs practice for KS2 . Comprising 10 practice papers differentiated to three levels, this is a comprehensive revision resource that could be used in class or at home. Further reading comprehension support is available from our pack Comprehension at upper KS2.

For GPS practice, try these free resources: Key Stage 2 GPS practice paper, Year 6 GPS revision booklet and Year 6 grammar revision, all based on past papers. Or for a comprehensive collection to work through in class or as ongoing home learning tasks, try GPS SATs practice for KS2 .

Turning our attention to maths, these free practice test papers are always popular: Maths SATs practice paper 1: arithmeticMaths SATs practice paper 2: reasoning and Maths SATs practice paper 3: reasoning. And our members love this free Maths revision reference booklet!  Or, if you're looking to extend the maths skills of your higher-attainers, try our teaching pack, Challenging maths which includes plenty of practice questions.

For more SATs preparation and SATs revision materials along with top tips for SATs week, see our dedicated SATs page.

This article was first published as Editor's pick in February 2022

Jo Barwell

Senior Content Lead at Teachit