Supporting primary pupils with tests

Engaging literacy and maths supportive materials, plus ways of preparing for tests, which are ideal for Year 2 and Year 6 classes

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Prepare learners for their upcoming tests with these proactive activities and helpful tools

At all ages, the prospect of sitting in silence completing a test under pressure can be incredibly daunting. That's why it's important to give pupils everything they need to feel as ready as possible. To make your life easier, we've highlighted just some of the content on our primary national test collection of the very best teacher-created ideas for the run-up to the big day, plus simple literacy and maths support.

Preparing for tests

Relax Kids Happiness Pack
relax01

Relax Kids Happiness Pack

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Download our free Happiness Pack supporting the International Day of Happiness on March 20th. Pack includes: Book of Happiness Compliment Cards Design your own T-Shirt Family Recipe Happiness Bookmarks Happiness Colouring Sheet Happiness Diary Happiness Meter Happiness Tokens Hap...
SATS Preparation 2020
KS2History

SATS Preparation 2020

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Y6 SATS 2020 - Including practice questions and a 2020 presentation for parents, this bundle contains three useful resources to help you prepare your pupils for the Y6 SATS/end of KS2 assessments, 1: Reading Question Generator: a highly-rated revision resource providing 100 practice questions for ...
Test Taking Strategies (SATs exam stress)
hoppytimes

Test Taking Strategies (SATs exam stress)

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Help reduce your students' stress and anxiety before SATs, exams or other tests with these Test Taking Strategies posters. 8 Posters included: **Good Night Sleep Healthy Breakfast Budget Your Time Read Directions Highlight Keywords** **Use Scrap Paper **(I have also included a similar poster that ...
SATS DISPLAY 2016
jamesn1ccaa

SATS DISPLAY 2016

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A simple display with tips and tricks to aid in test taking skills. Includes dates for 2016 that can be edited in following years.

Literacy support

SPaG Spotter
VocabularyNinja

SPaG Spotter

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A mind-blowingly good SATs SPaG preparation document. Lots of word classes to find in different sentence types. Built to reflect SATs style questioning.
KS2 SATs GPS / SPAG Revision Placemat (Free Version)
joshberkshire

KS2 SATs GPS / SPAG Revision Placemat (Free Version)

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A grammar, punctuation and spelling placemat that covers all GPS terminology outlined in the new curriculum and the 2016 GPS test framework. Everything you will ever need in one place, making it the perfect SATs revision tool. Clear and concise glossary of terms with examples Technically ac...
Year 5 and 6 Writing Support Pack - 18 A4 Learning Mats
MrMTeach

Year 5 and 6 Writing Support Pack - 18 A4 Learning Mats

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The booklet covers the following areas: Sentence Types (single and multi-clause), Conjunctions, Sentence Openers, Relative Clauses, Cohesive Phrases, Parenthesis, Expanded Noun Phrases, Dialogue, Commas, Semi-colons and Colons, Passive Voice, Modal Verbs, Paragraphs, Shifts in Formality, Verb Forms,...
Essential Grammar (KS1/KS2)
Polly Puddleduck

Essential Grammar (KS1/KS2)

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This 23 page resource includes- -Indefinite Articles (adding a or an) These worksheets are differentiated -Superlatives and Comparatives (three different pages of tasks) -Noun Classification (countable and uncountable nouns) -Question Word Writing Activities (Who? What? Where? When? Why...

Maths support

White Rose Maths - KS2 - Problems of the Day 2018
WRMaths

White Rose Maths - KS2 - Problems of the Day 2018

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It s back! White Rose Maths Problem of the Day. Along with the usual PDFs we have added a powerpoint that will be updated each day. The calendar is hyperlinked to take you straight to the new problems and answers are provided. Full worked solutions will be provided at the end of the month. For t...
KS1 Numeracy Support Mat
smithy123

KS1 Numeracy Support Mat

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A handy two-sided support map for younger children which could act as a handy classroom prompt. The mat shows key concepts such as left and right, coins to 1, times tables 2 - 7, compass points (N,S, E, W), a 100 square and number line to 20, common 2D and 3D shapes, doubling and halving, and nu...
Y5/6 basic skills maths mats and answers x 30
Nickybo

Y5/6 basic skills maths mats and answers x 30

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I have made these maths mats to use with my Year 6 class during focus task/basic skills time. I wanted a way to keep them thinking about key concepts so I plan on using these once or twice a week to keep refreshing their memory. The mats cover areas such as the 4 operations, written methods, prob...
Mega Maths Mat
Teaching Ideas

Mega Maths Mat

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A handy reference resource that your children can use during their Maths activities. It includes: \* A 100 square, \* A 12x12 multiplication square, \* Place value chart, \* Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division vocabulary, \* Names of regular 2D shapes (including different...