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Letts 'National Test' practice papers

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usernametaken Mon 18-Aug-08 20:04:43

I saw some KS1 practice papers today on special offer. Are the scores comparable to the actual SATS? Are the practice papers as hard/easy as the real things?
I am in two minds to buy them. I know I am a little early in thinking about this but they are going cheap! I also think DD will get a lot of practice in during the summer term so I shouldn't worry about her not seeing a paper.

Twiglett Mon 18-Aug-08 20:07:22

oh god please don't do it .. she'll be 7 .. they're just SATs .. bollocksy bean-counter lead govt policy .. she doesn't need to practice them at home .. no doubt school will have her doing them in school for a term to get used to it .. far too much stress to do at home too

seeker Mon 18-Aug-08 20:11:45

Don't do it. Not need to practice.

usernametaken Mon 18-Aug-08 20:18:40

Ok... I'll go with 'she can practice at school' train of thought! Nowts a bargain, unless you need it etc etc etc!

seeker Tue 19-Aug-08 08:40:50

Oh, and if there is too much evidence of ractice happening at school, have words with the teacher! Year 2 SATS should be taken in the childrens' stride - they should hardly know they are doing them.

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