Prepare your children for the new style SATs with Cornerstones Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar tests

Cornerstones brand new Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG) tests are designed to be used as a summative test at the end of every term. They support classroom assessment and provide a suitable challenge for your children while maintaining their self-esteem and confidence.

Each test mirrors the style of the 2016 SATs papers and has full coverage of the programmes of study for every year group. A broad range of question types also help prepare children for their SATs.

Termly tests

There are 34 tests in total. For Years 2 to 6, there are three termly tests for spelling and three termly tests for grammar, punctuation and vocabulary.

For Year 1, there are two termly tests for spelling and two termly tests for grammar, punctuation and vocabulary (there is no autumn term test for Year 1 as we think Year 1 children are not ready to sit a formal test at this stage).

Gap analysis

A gap analysis spreadsheet is also included with every test, which will highlight gaps in children’s learning and help to inform your planning. It will allow you to monitor how your children are performing in relation to age-related expectations. Senior leaders can also track progress through school, monitor whole school strengths and weaknesses and use results to inform professional development.spag2

Available now!

Autumn term tests for Years 2 to 6 are available now on the Cornerstones Hub, along with a guidance booklet to help you implement the tests in your classroom. Spring and Summer term tests will be available very soon.

What’s more, our introductory offer means that if you purchase before 31st December 2016, you can get the complete set of Cornerstones SPaG tests for just £300.spag3

See for yourself

For more information about Cornerstones SPaG Tests, or to take advantage of our introductory offer, call us on 03333 20 8000.

You can also download your free sample tests.

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Kathryn Farr - Marketing Assistant

Kathryn is the Marketing Assistant here at Cornerstones, where her role involves updating the blog on the Cornerstones website and looking after Cornerstones' various social media channels.

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