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SATs Information 2022

When Are The 2022 KS1 SATs Dates And What Do You Need To Know?

All Year 2 children in England take KS1 SATs in May. 

At the end of Year 2, children take SATs in:

  • Reading
  • English grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Maths

When Are The 2022 KS2 SATs Dates And What Do You Need To Know?

The 2022 KS2 SATs will take place between Monday 9th May and Thursday 12th May

At the end of Year 6, children in England sit tests in:  

  • Reading
  • Maths
  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS)

KS2 SATs Dates 2022 – Testing Period


Date Activity
Monday 9th May 2022 Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling
Tuesday 10th May 2022 English reading
Wednesday 11th May 2022 Mathematics papers 1 and 2
Thursday 12th May 2022 Mathematics paper 3

What Will Be In The SATs Papers 2022?

Here is a brief rundown of what you can expect to find in the 2022 SATs papers:

What’s In The KS2 SATs Papers?

The KS2 Reading SATs:

  • This is one paper, with questions that are based on 3 different passages of text. Pupils will have 1 hour to complete the paper.

The KS2 Maths SATs:

  • There will be 3 papers.
  • Paper 1 is an arithmetic paper which will last for 30 minutes.
  • Papers 2 and 3 are reasoning papers which will last for 40 minutes each.

Year 1 Phonics Screening

We will administer the phonics screening check in the week beginning Monday 7 June 2021.