Practice with THE BEST SATs Key Stage 1 past papers

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Summary of 2022 KS1 pass mark thresholds

So, the expected standard for key stage 1 reading and maths tests has been raised slightly in 2022.

Both tests saw a one-point increase in the expected standard threshold, under the 2022 scaled score conversions for KS1.


What is the Reading Test 2022 KS1 threshold score?

In the reading test, the threshold has been raised from 25 out of 40 in 2019 to 26 this year.


2022 KS1 Maths Test pass mark

In maths, the 2019 threshold of 34 out of 60 has this year been raised to 35.


Spelling Punctuation and Grammar 2022 KS1 pass mark

The threshold for the spelling, punctuation and grammar (Spag) test remains unchanged since 2019 at 24 out of 40.


KS1 threshold calculations

Changes to the thresholds reflect variations in the difficulties of Sats tests each year. Although of course there were no Sats in 2021 and 2020.

Typically, each around each school year’s summer term, Year 2 pupils take their KS1 Sats exams across England.

The expected standard has not changed, remaining at between 100 and 115.


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Summary of KS1 pass marks