SATs help teachers – and you – learn more about your child’s strengths and weaknesses. Teachers can compare how well each child is doing with their peers, both in their school and across the country. They can also measure how much each child improves from one Key Stage to another.
In addition, headteachers, local authorities and the DCSF (formerly DfES) use the results to help identify schools that are struggling and, if a school is doing really well, it can share what it’s doing right with other schools.

In England, the tests are compulsory for all seven and 11 year olds.Children are tested on what they have been learning at school. At Key Stage 1 (Year 2), your child will be assessed by their teacher (known as the teacher assessment) on speaking and listening, reading and writing, maths, and science. At Key Stage 2 (Year 6), teacher assessment will cover English and maths. Your child will also sit in exam conditions to take written tests in reading, writing (including handwriting), spelling, maths, mental arithmetic, and science.

Teacher assessment can help to judge children’s performance in a subject over a longer period of time. The results of teacher assessment are equally important, as a teacher may feel your child is doing better in a subject as a whole than in the parts of it covered by a test.
Teachers use past papers so children can practise the kind of questions they may need to answer in a test environment. This will help your child feel more comfortable with exams.

Here are Woodcote Primary School's latest SATS results

For more information about SATS please look at the following link  SATS INFORMATION

For guidelines, please follow this link:  SATS GUIDE

There are attainment levels for each age group. Your child will be expected to achieve level 2 in year 2 (aged 7) and level 4 in year 6 (aged 11). Please click on the link to read more about these levels.