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Key Stage 2 SATs: which pupils should take them?

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Last updated on 15 October 2018
School types: All · School phases: Primary
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Not all pupils have to take part in Key Stage 2 SATs. Read about which pupils are exempt, and how to report to parents and the governing body.

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Contents

  1. 1 Participating schools
  2. 2 All pupils must be registered
  3. 3 Headteachers make decision on participation
  4. 4 Working below the standard
  5. 5 Unable to access tests
  6. 6 Pupils younger or older than 11
  7. 7 Pupils with EAL
  8. 8 Low attendance due to illness
  9. 9 Joining a school during year 6
  10. 10 Excluded pupils

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