QuickRead: Key Stage 2 SATs in 2023

Get an overview of how KS2 SATs will work in 2023. Download and share this QuickRead with colleagues as a ready-made resource.

updated on 9 November 2022
School types: All · School phases: Primary
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Key Stage (KS) 2 SATs are scheduled for 8 to 11 May 2023

However, there’ll be no science sampling – you'll submit teacher assessment data for science.

KS2 assessment data will be published this year

School level data from the end of KS2 national curriculum assessments for 2022/23 will be published in performance tables.

Share practice test materials to help teachers prepare

These resources include test papers from previous years, mark schemes and commentary for the tests. Look at them alongside these test frameworks to find out:

  • What each test will assess
  • How each element of the subject will be assessed
  • The structure of the tests
  • The standard a pupil is expected to achieve on the test in each subject

Scaled scores are used to report KS2 outcomes