Main Street, St. Bees, Cumbria CA27 0AA

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St Bees Village Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs Emma Sharp

SATs Timetable

Succeed! Fabulous!  Brilliant! Smart! Success! ExcellentBrave. Strong. Believe. Proud. Smart. Year 6.

Year 6 children will be taking their Key Stage Two National Curriculum Tests in the week beginning Monday 14th May 2018.  Below is the timetable of SATs week.

Monday 14th May

Tuesday 15th May

English grammar, punctuation and spelling

Paper 1: questions



English Reading


45 Minutes 

20 minutes

60 minutes


Wednesday 16th May

Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic

Mathematics Paper 2: reasoning

30 minutes

40 minutes

Thursday 17th May

Mathematics Paper 3: reasoning

40 minutes

Click on the links below for some tips and expectations for each area the tests will cover. Writing is now based on continual assessment in class and the children will have been working on this since September.

Top tips for the Reading Paper

Expectations in Writing

Expectations in Maths

Expectations in Reading


A message for all of the children and parents in Year 6...

 I want them all to know that they are wonderful, bright and remarkable people who can achieve anything they want to with aspirations and self-confidence. As I keep telling them; everyone is good at something, you just need to find your something!

When looking for an inspirational message I found the video clip below, it certainly puts things in perspective!