Primary school comprises of EYFS, KS1 and KS2; ranging from 4 years to 10 years old. During primary school, children will begin to learn basic skills (learning to read and write) and simple numeracy. During EYFS and KS1 are still allowed a fair part of the day to play, draw and do arts and crafts, drawing on ‘learning through play’ and targeted activity to improve skills such as fine motor skills, social skills and numeracy and literacy skills. As children progress through the primary years, they will gradually begin to study a more advanced curriculum with separate subjects. SATs are the National Curriculum tests given to children in primary school and they are taken towards the end of Years 2 and 6.

Adapted from:

United Kingdom Guide: Primary education in the UK, Primary school learning: Pupils coming to the UK from (

SATs Papers – SATs Past Papers [1999-2021] – Free Downloads (