**Contents**

## What should a Year 4 know in maths?

**Children will learn to:**

- count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000.
- find 1000 more or less than a given number.
- count backwards through zero to include negative numbers.
- recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number (thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones)
- order and compare numbers beyond 1000.

## What is numeracy test for grade 4?

Grade 4 Literacy and Numeracy Tests – The Literacy and Numeracy tests are administered to students at the end of grade 4. Both tests are designed to identify students’ levels of mastery in basic mathematics skills and basic reading and writing skills.

## How long are the KS2 maths papers?

The written element of the SPaG SATs consists of a grammar and punctuation paper which lasts for 45 minutes. There is also a 20 word aural spelling test which lasts around 15 minutes. KS2 Maths SATs: Paper 1 is the arithmetic paper which will last for 30 minutes.

## How many maths SATs papers are there?

There are three test papers in total, consisting of: Paper 1 – arithmetic (30 minutes)

## What should Year 4 be learning?

**What to expect in Year 4**

- Times tables, confidence, and fun!
- The wider curriculum.
- Maths and English.
- Moving from pencil to pen.
- Becoming confident and independent in learning.
- Carry on reading together.
- Learn times tables.

## What age is Year 4 in UK?

In schools in England, Year 4 is for children 8–9 years old, and is the second year of Key Stage 2.

## What’s a numeracy test?

The numeracy test is the most basic numerical aptitude test and is designed to assess the testee’s ability to manipulate basic mathematical concepts without the help of a calculator. This cognitive test assesses the candidate’s ability to analyze mathematical problems and draw logical conclusions in a limited time.

## Will SATs happen in 2021?

Updated 20 March 2021: In recognition of the challenges posed by the pandemic, the Department of Education has now cancelled both KS1 and KS2 SATs tests for 2021. The aim is that with the pressures of KS1 and KS2 SATs lifted, primary schools will have some space to address the urgent issues of educational recovery.

## Are 2021 SATs Cancelled?

Yes, Year 6 SATs exams are cancelled for students this summer. This means that Year 6 SATs are cancelled for 2021. The government has also cancelled GCSE, AS and A-level exams.

## What is the pass mark for SATs 2021?

In these new SATs the expected level is set to be 100, with scores ranging from 80 to 120. Any score above 100 is regarded as a pass and any under as a fail. It is generally understood that 100 in the new SATs would equate to level 4b in the old SATs, which confirms that the new SATs have a higher standard.

## Can you fail SATs?

Even though it’s impossible to fail the SAT, it is possible to get a score low enough to hurt your college admissions chances. This critical score will vary based on the sort of schools you’re interested in, but it’s easy to calculate if you follow the steps I’ve outlined above!

## What happens if a child misses KS2 SATs?

Your son will not be able to resit the tests. He will receive zero officially as all children have to be given a mark. Our secondary does not retest on entry but do go more by teacher assessment so should not have an impact on secondary streaming.

## Are SATs compulsory in the UK?

Are they compulsory? Yes. If your child is in Year 2 or Year 6 they will have to site the SATs. KS1 SATs are compulsory for all Year 2 pupils (usually 7 year olds) and KS2 SATs are compulsory for all Year 6 pupils (usually 11-year-olds) in England.

## What level should a Year 4 be reading?

**What are the Book Band colours?**

Book Band | Emerging | Expected |
---|---|---|

Lime (Level 11) | Year 3, Year 4 | |

Brown (Level 12) |
Year 4, Year 5 | Year 3 |

Grey (Level 13) | Year 5, Year 6 | Year 4 |

Dark Blue (Level 14) | Year 6 | Year 5 |

## What age is Year 4 in primary school?

**Key stages**

Child’s age | Year | Key stage |
---|---|---|

5 to 6 | Year 1 | KS1 |

6 to 7 | Year 2 | KS1 |

7 to 8 | Year 3 | KS2 |

8 to 9 |
Year 4 | KS2 |

## What is a fraction Year 4?

The term ‘fraction’ means part of a whole. When a whole is divided into an equal number of parts, the fraction shows how many parts the whole has been divided into and how many of those parts you have.