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SATS 2020


The 2019 KS2 SATs will take place in the week commencing 11th May 2020. The tests will take place over four days.

Children in Year 6 (those aged 10-11 or those born between September 2008 and August 2009 inclusive) will take these tests in their normal school classrooms.

SATs papers will be taken in Maths, Reading and SPaG under formal exam conditions. These papers will be marked externally.

2020 is the fifth year of 'new-style' Year 6 SATs tests under the new national curriculum.


2020 KS2 SATs Dates



Monday 11 May 2020

Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar - Paper 1
Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar - Paper 2


Tuesday 12 May 2020

English Reading


Wednesday 13 May 2020

Maths Paper 1 (Arithmetic)
Maths Paper 2 (Reasoning)


Thursday 14 May 2020

Maths Paper 3 (Reasoning)






2020 SATs Results

  • If children score 80-89 they are below expected standard

  • If children score 90-99 they are working towards expected standard

  • If children score 100-109, they have reached the expected standard.

  • If children score above 110-120 then they have exceeded the expected standard.


Each school's results will be made available to their headteachers in July via the NCA tools website.

Every school's performance will be made public in December  to create the school league tables.

If you are interested in seeing how your child's school performed in the SATs then look at the Department for Education (DfE) website that maintains up to date and historical school league tables.