Level 6 in SATs

(104 Posts)
VickySS Wed 08-May-13 21:58:54

Does anyone know what percentage of children have achieved (historically) level 6 at key stage 2 in Maths?

TheOriginalSteamingNit Fri 17-May-13 18:20:46

Which is of course what most of us are, so that makes sense smile

ChippyMinton Sat 18-May-13 07:22:24

Re the English tests appearing harder than the maths, DS's teacher explained it like this: elements of the English (reading?) require a level of maturity and insight to fully answer the questions. Whereas maths is technique - you either know it or you don't.

BooksandaCuppa Sat 18-May-13 09:39:45

And reading levels are more likely to get marked back down at secondary for this precise reason...(see my comments upthread).

lljkk Netherlands Sat 18-May-13 09:47:05

Moving on.. has anyone looked at sample CAT questions yet? Some of them are diabolical !!, like

"If Y + D means Y is the brother of D; Y - D means Y is the sister of D and Y x D means Y is the father of D. Which of the following means that C is the son of M?

P x Q - C + S
Q=CM
P + CQ
Q - S
None of the above"

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