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 9th May 2022.  Below is the timetable for SATs week.

  • Monday May 9th 2022: Spelling, punctuation and grammar (Grammar/Punctuation Test) – 45 minutes
  • Monday May 9th 2022: Spelling, punctuation and grammar  (Spelling Test) – 20 minutes
  • Tuesday May 10th 2022: Reading Test – 60 minutes
  • Wednesday May 11th 2022: Maths Paper 1 (Arithmetic) – 30 minutes
  • Wednesday May 11th 2022: Maths Paper 2 (Reasoning) – 40 minutes
  • Thursday May 12th 2022: Maths Paper 3 (Reasoning) – 40 minutes
  • Friday May 13th 2022: Party!


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!