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Prepare for KS2 SATs in 2022 with our summary of the test format and scoring. Download our list of key dates to help you stay on top of deadlines and actions, and share practice materials with teachers.

This article summarises the Standards and Testing Agency (STA)’s assessment and reporting arrangements for Key Stage (KS) 2 tests in 2022.  

KS2 SATs are back for 2021/22

KS2 SATs are scheduled for Monday 9 to Thursday 12 May 2022

However, performance tables won’t be published at the end of the year, and there’ll be no science sampling this year.  

The DfE will share results securely with primary schools, academy trusts, local authorities (LAs) and Ofsted for school improvement purposes. See more about this here

Download our list of key dates

Refer to it throughout the year to help you keep on top of important dates and actions. Deadlines are highlighted in yellow. 

KeyDoc: KS2 SATs key dates 2022

Headteachers: understand your responsibilities

You’ll need to submit the headteacher’s declaration form by Friday 20 May 2022 to confirm

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