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Reading SATs 2022: 'Head Start' Workshop

To alleviate any anxiety about the return of KS2 SATs, this practical, focused half-day course revisits previous Reading SATs papers, and provides you with a range of effective strategies to prepare your pupils for summer 2022.

  • Analysing question types and tricky areas from 2019 and earlier
  • Providing you with practical approaches for the classroom
  • Supporting you to plan the way you prepare your children for this year’s tests
  • Putting the Reading SATs into the context of the other changes over the last three years

About this INSET

Fully updated with the latest information for schools, our popular SATs ‘Head Start’ workshops are back! This course will help you prepare your children for the tests’ return in summer 2022. This half-day workshop-style course will:

  • help you to reflect on the 2019 KS2 Reading SATs papers
  • analyse question structures, expectations and potential barriers
  • explore the main requirements: comprehension skills like retrieval, inference, prediction, summary, and evaluation of effect and ‘authorial craft’
  • introduce a range of practical and effective strategies for the classroom

You will also receive a comprehensive analysis document about the 2019 KS2 Reading SATs papers.


  • Headteachers and SLT, English leads and reading coordinators, KS2 phase leaders
  • Y6 and Y5 class teachers, reading support staff, other KS2 teachers

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