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So, the KS2 SATs results are now out and according to the official data, attainment in reading, writing and Maths has increased for the second year on the run. SATs scaled scores, courtesy of Sophie Bee From these tables, we can see that the raw score needed to gain a scaled score of i.
This compares to 57 in and 60 in This means that children only need to gain an overall percentage of First of all, it is worth noting that the DfE state that the results are not directly comparable to previous years due to the changes to the writing teacher assessment framework.
We feel that the change to the framework made very little difference in practice and therefore the results still directly comparable. The percentage of pupils gaining the expected standard on all measures has increased, but this increase has been less marked in Maths than in the other measures.
The scaled score required to gain the expected standard in Maths has increased compared to both and This is to be expected, as the scaled scores are set each year based on the performance of each cohort on the tests that year. It does suggest that, overall, children scored better on the tests in Maths than in or Both these trends are to be expected, and are probably a result of teachers and schools being more aware of what is tested and the test frameworks, and the new national curriculum now being taught for the whole of of KS2.
Overall, the changes in the conversion tables compared to become less marked the higher the raw score. Detailed SATS papers question breakdown due on 4th September Of course, the national data released is very broad at this stage.
It will be interesting to see what the national picture is on where the marks came from in the individual Maths Reasoning and Arithmetic Papers. Consider if any of your pupils can be discounted Each year, nationally just under half the children who are eligible to be discounted are not.
Children who are discounted do not count towards your school level results. Children can be discounted when all of the following apply: To help address this, schools can apply for pupils scripts for a particular subject to be reviewed and marked again, if they feel there is an error in the marking that will impact the pupils scaled score.
Go through their papers against the published mark scheme, making sure you agree with the marking decisions. Especially make sure that all of the page has been taken into account, including working etc.
SATs papers marking errors can go either way! You should also note any marking errors that go in your favour these do happen! Being aware of the points you may lose as well as win is key here! There is also a cost associated with the review if there has been no change to the marking decisions.
Results for any remarks will be published at the start of September. Remember to take into account any special consideration and children who will be disapplied into account when calculating your percentages.
The methodology for calculating progress scores is a subject for another blog post, but in brief remember: The way KS1 point scores are calculated remains the same each year. The PAGs themselves changed in they added more PAGs in to make it more reliable but are likely to stay the same for This is the actual average of the scaled scores of all children nationally who fit into the PAG.
You can find the tables and data here. Earlier this year that the DfE mentioned that they are putting in steps measures to help reduce the impact of pupils with disproportionately negative progress scores i.
The exact details of this cap will be revealed when the Technical Guidance is updated to include the average scores per PAG.Provide some KS2 SATs questions which have been answered incorrectly and get the children to troubleshoot them, correcting them and writing explanations of why they were wrong.
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