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Give your children the best possible preparation for the SATs with our Optional Tests for GPS, reading and mathematics for Years 1 to 6. The tests match the style, format and demand of the SATs and have been written by assessment experts with experience writing for the national tests - so you know that you can trust them for assessing children's performance against national expectations.
We offer three comparable sets, so you can use the tests flexibly in line with your primary assessment policy. Optional Tests assess the entire year's worth of content and are ideal end-of-year assessments. They can also be used to baseline at the start of the year (using the tests from the year below). View products from Set A, B and C by selecting from the icons below.
An independent review found our Optional Tests to be reliable and effective, so you know that you can trust them for your summative primary assessment solution.
Performance Indicators are provided for every test, to help teachers identify whether children are performing in line with national expectations. We also provide National Test Indicators for Set A Years 2 and 6 to help teachers understand how children may perform in the national tests.
Gain valuable insight into individual and group performance with free online analysis and reports.
A consistent assessment which we can use across the school and which closely mirrors the structure, format and content of the national tests.
We can see how children are performing and what areas of the curriculum they’ve retained, plus we're able to make comparisons across classes.
We felt so relieved that we had prepared our children well for the new demanding tests and an important part of this was certainly the use of the Rising Stars Optional Tests.