Bowker Vale Primary School

Aiming High; Showing Integrity {{Being Respectful, Honest, Fair and Proud}}

Middleton Road,
Higher Crumpsall,
Manchester, M8 4NB

0161 740 5993

SATs 2024

In 2024, the KS2 SATs will take place between Monday 13th May 2024 – Thursday 16th May 2024. Over this period pupils will sit six different tests, with English normally taking place at the beginning of the week and maths at the end.


How you can help at home 

Here are a variety of useful websites, which you can use at home, to help your child with their learning.  

If you have any questions, please see any of the Year 6 team.


The Literacy Shed

At school, lots of our English work is based on our whole class texts. We also use visual literacy as an exciting stimulus for writing. The Literacy Shed is an encyclopedia of film clips and music videos, which will provide your child with nourishment for their writing. Simply click on 'The Literacy Shed', select a 'shed' and choose a video. Each video comes with ideas for writing as well as question prompts. 


BBC Bitesize - SPaG

BBC Bitesize offers a selection of videos and mini tasks which explain everything your child will need to know about SPaG. Click on the web link below. 

Anchor Creative Education 

Anchor Creative Education are an organisation which help children to learn through the use of Performing Arts. Below is a link to their Youtube channel, which has an array of songs to help your child remember their grammar. 



My Mini Maths

My Mini Maths offers a variety of arithmetic questions as well as tasks which are linked to the objectives from the National Curriculum. To access the arithmetic questions, simply click the tab 'Year 6 Arithmetic Practice Papers'. For the tasks related to the curriculum objectives, select the tab 'Mini Maths Tasks'.  Choose your appropriate year group. There are also extra challenges under the 'Year 6 to 7 Transition'.

BBC Bitesize - Maths

This website has links to all of the Maths units, which are covered in Year 6. There are video clips as well as mini tasks for each unit.