by Bright Stars | Mar 25, 2016 | Uncategorised

The new SATs for KS2 (which your child will sit aged 11) consist of the following: English Reading Paper This paper consists of a reading booklet, which will include three texts (most likely a poem, a story and an information text). Children are also given a separate...
by Bright Stars | Mar 25, 2016 | Uncategorised

The new SATs for KS1 (which your child will sit aged 11) consist of the following: Arithmetic Paper This paper tests children on the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Children will be asked questions similar to the following: 6007...
by Bright Stars | Mar 25, 2016 | Uncategorised

The new SATs for KS1 (which your child will sit aged 7) consist of the following: English Reading Paper 1 This paper consists of a reading text and comprehension questions. On each page, children are given a section of text and then a few questions to answer on that...
by Bright Stars | Mar 25, 2016 | Uncategorised

The new SATs for KS1 (which your child will sit aged 7) consist of the following: Arithmetic Paper This paper tests children on the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Children will be asked questions similar to the following: 6 + 7,...
by Bright Stars | Jul 17, 2015 | Uncategorised

An activity to engage pond-loving children! See if you can find a picture of a frog on the internet and then copy it 5 times and print it out. Do the same with a picture of a lily pad. (Alternatively you could find outlines of both if your child wants to...
by Bright Stars | Jul 17, 2015 | Uncategorised

Lego can be a great way to teach your child multiplication and division. One way to do this is to give them a number and ask them to represent this as a 'block' or rectangle. For example: if you give them the number 30, they need to look at the circles on the top of...