How to use SATs Companion to boost pupil spelling and grammar skills With the 2022 SATs only a few months away, we know preparing pupils to their best is crucial. Strong spelling & grammar, or SpaG, make up one of the key building blocks of understanding KS2+ topics. Here are a few recommendations for how
Going back to school in 2020 can pose various challenges for children as well as their parents and teachers. Many parents are naturally concerned about returning back to school after an extended period away. For people in Year 6, the SATs may be on your mind. Figuring out ways to work together in order to
The Year 6 SATs tests can be difficult to navigate! From what to learn, to how to help your child prepare for the Year 6 SATs, it can be tricky to know where to start. With this in mind, we've compiled some useful information targeting all the key areas your child will be tested
As the SATs exams are approaching, your child may be feeling a bit worried. Thus we thought of helping you with a series of easy tips to reduce the SATs stress. 1.Practice for 30 minutes each day, as through repetition and familiarisation your child will feel more comfortable and prepared for the tests. 2.
With the KS2 SATs approaching, you may be looking at ways to support your child with revision before the tests in May. We've scoured the internet and spoken with our SATs experts to compile the top tips for preparing for the SATs. 1. Set a schedule With Easter holidays here, it's a good time
As the SATs are approaching, we consulted to two classroom experts to give some useful tips to parents who are preparing their children for the SATs Tests. Two experienced and talented Year 6 leaders gave us their insights into SATs preparation. Sophie Barlett @_MissieBee is a Year 5 & Year 6 English lead teacher
After a long exhausting day at school, doing homework can be hard! This is why we have prepared a list of hacks to help you battle Maths homework. With our collection of tips, we believe that you and your child will soon began to enjoy Year Six Maths homework. As we all know, it
Maths for your 11-year-old can seem like such a challenge to overcome, and at times Reading can feel excessively laborious, too. With the SATs approaching quickly, and Secondary school applications knocking on the door, Year 6 can be a stressful and overwhelming period for your child. To help combat this, we've put together a
For many primary schools, budgets are increasingly tight. The focus remains on delivering high quality learning, but it can be difficult to make purchasing decisions to support this with the purse strings tightening. So why spend some of that budget on SATs Companion?, SATs Companion not only saves schools money long term, but also
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar is a key part of the Year 6 SATs. But how can you help your child with SPAG? All it takes is lots of practice and a bundle of SATs Companion! Help your child reach that 100 on their KS2 SATs SPAG test with our 5 top tips. 1. SPAG-tastic Spellers!
Reading at Year 6 - what's the fuss? Most young kids love reading, but when the busy Year 6 starts, it can be challenging to find the time to encourage them to read for fun. It's important to remember, however, that the more kids read on their own time, the higher they tend to score
The Countdown to the 2020 KS2 SATs Has Begun... Tick Tock, Tick Tock...to the KS2 SATs test papers The countdown has begun for the KS2 SATs test papers. You, the Year 6 teacher, need to ensure that all your pupils achieve the expected 100 standard & beyond, to ensure that your schools' league performance goes
Dealing with Maths Anxiety I remember the feeling... Palms sweaty, heart racing, stomach fluttering.... Trying not to seem bothered and praying it would be over soon. No - I'm not talking about going on a roller coaster.. I'm talking about how I used to feel during every single Maths lesson. An estimated 2 million children
Growth Mindset is becoming increasingly popular in British Primary Schools. The idea, originally from American Psychology is based on the concept that our attitude has a direct impact on our cognition. To help implement growth mindset strategies with your pupils, we've created 10 inspiring quotation posters! Feel free to print these for use in
With the KS2 Maths test in May, we all need to start helping our children prepare for it. And we've found the perfect recipe for success on the Maths exams: a heap of your child's effort, a tremendous push from you, and a bundle of SATs Companion. 1. Listen to the Problem Even as