Children in school will be preparing for forthcoming tests. You will find this newsletter very helpful in improving your child's attitude to exams. Pupils of all ages will approach any form of paper with more confidence if they are familiar with the layout of the test paper and the types of questions that they might be asked to answer. This will make them more aware of how to succeed to the best of their abilities.
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 unecessary stress or worry.
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.
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.
Optional SATS These papers are used to ensure that children are making progress in each year group. Working through the maths and english curriculum for the appropriate year group is very useful practice for your children.
KS3 revision 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 testing time for both parents and pupils. There are so many decisions as to which type of school is best for yoyr child. Using some of these papers will help you have an idea of the standards needed for your child.