Time to prepare for tests and exams

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Dear [NAME],

The Summer Term is the time for tests and exams, and for revising the work done during the school year. You will find this newsletter very helpful in building up your child's confidence - familiarity with the layout of test papers and the types of questions that occur is reassuring.  We know we have many home educators among our users and even if your children are not sitting formal tests, now is still an excellent time to review the year's work.

You will also find a range of general revision and preparation tips which can be used for any subject. To see everything we have on specific subjects, use our Worksheet Finder to search for resources by subject and key stage.
Help with tests and exams Many pupils need advice and guidance as to how to revise, study and approach any tests. The papers below should prepare students to achieve as well as possible without unnecessary stress or worry.
worksheet KS1 SATS type papers These papers will guide your children as to what to expect when doing a timed test. Remember that knowing spellings, grammar, tables and the four rules of number will all help pupils approach these papers with confidence.
KS1 revision Below, you will find just a few papers from our wide range to help with revision.
KS2 SATS type papers These papers help to extend and elaborate on the principles and formats used in actual SATS papers. Working through these together can help to improve imagination,reinforce maths principles and elaborate on the work done in school.
KS2 revision Below, you will find a selection of revision pages covering topics children will study in KS2.
SATS resources We have a wide range of different types of SATS resources on the site - here is just a sample. You will find many more by browsing on the site so do take a look.
KS3 revision We have a wide range of revision resources for KS3. The best way to locate them all is through the Worksheet Finder and searching on 'Revision and SATS type'.
English paper
KS3 revision papers These papers are used to test the work done in each year group. They give indications as to how the children have worked and the standards they should achieve in the future. They provide very useful guidelines to both parents and teachers.
11+ and Common Entrance The entry to a new school is always a challenging time for both parents and pupils. There are so many decisions as to which type of school is best for your child. Using some of these papers will help you have an idea of the level at which your child is working.
Home educating All the resources on Parents in Touch are just as applicable to home educators as to parents of children in formal school. Of particular use will be our pages on 'How to help your child with...'
Best wishes

Jackie Bacon

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