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St Mary's C of E

School Bideford

National Curriculum Assessments Information for Parents

We have put together some information for you regarding the SATS testing that will be taking place in school during the summer term.  Below is a table of when the tests will take place as directed by the Department for Education.


 Key Stage 1 
May 2023Key Stage 1 Test Period
Week commencing Monday 12 June 2023Phonics screening check week 


Key Stage 2 
Monday 8th May 2023

English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 1: questions

English, grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 2: spelling

Tuesday 9th May 2023

English Reading

Wednesday 10th May 2023

Mathematics Paper 1

Mathematics Paper 2

Thursday 11th May 2023Mathematics Paper 3


You can also download a copy of the Standards & Testing Agency guide to parents by clicking below.

Please note that if your child is ill during this week please telephone the school as soon as possible so that we can rearrange a date later this week for your child to take the test they have missed.  We are unable to authorise any holidays in the month of May.