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KS2 Sats scores... v confused

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houseofboys Thu 08-Mar-18 11:07:53

I've had to speak to my DS's teacher re SATS scores as we are appealing for a place at his preferred school and the appeal panel want scores. The teacher told me that his scores were around 124/5 - i thought they were standardized out of 120 (my older DD went through last year and had a score out of 120) but he said scores went up to 135. Has it changed this year? I'm v confused as school said they have an expected 113 standardized score...

irvineoneohone Thu 08-Mar-18 11:15:56

I don't think so.

www.gov.uk/government/publications/2017-key-stage-2-scaled-score-conversion-tables

jessicajones18852 Sat 10-Mar-18 10:23:04

A teacher recently explained SATS scores to me and they are all standardised out of 120. Not sure where 135 has come from though I think they must have made a mistake!

AllPizzasGreatAndSmall Mon 12-Mar-18 23:14:55

How can your son have SATs scores when they are not taken for another two months?

Mumski45 Tue 13-Mar-18 07:34:19

Could they be CAT scores rather than SATS?

Julraj Tue 13-Mar-18 10:40:58

Since 2016, SATs scores are standardised to 100 though the raw score for English (SPaG & Reading) could be considered to be 120 I guess.

I think the scores you're mentioning are something else.

Michaelahpurple Tue 13-Mar-18 20:57:30

They sound v like cat scores, which I think are out of 135

Norestformrz Wed 14-Mar-18 06:34:00

SATs use scaled scores (not standardised) and range is 80 to 120.
A score of 135 certainly sounds like a standardised score which is used by a range of assessment schemes so could literally be anything.

MirandaWest Wed 14-Mar-18 06:37:07

He can’t have his SATs results yet as he hasn’t sat his SATs. They are scaled to 120 for all of them and were for last year as that’s what DDs were scaled to last year.
Does sound as if it could be CAT scores.

houseofboys Wed 14-Mar-18 14:36:39

thanks for responses - I've spoken to his teacher again and now have his scaled scores from his sats practice papers, which are out of 120, so I'm armed for appeals wink

bowieforever Wed 14-Mar-18 19:21:31

Why would you need to appeal sats results?

RueDeWakening Wed 14-Mar-18 19:39:19

Presumably to show that eg an 11+ result is abnormally low compared to normal ability as shown in school?

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