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Test Time Tips - KS2 SATs



With tests playing a big part in school life, Ofqual's exam expert George Turnbull shares some practical tips with teachers on how to handle KS2 SATs, before, during and after the big day.

Primary teachers need to know the ins and outs of the KS2 tests, Turnball gives advice on how to manage yourself and your pupils in the run up to the tests, and what you should do if an emergency situation arises when you are invigilating an exam.

Teachers also reflect on some of the comical anecdotes they have experienced when giving tests, and how they have managed to deal with them at the time.

This is part of a series in which Ofqual's exam doctor George Turnbull advises and speaks to teachers about how best to handle tests and exams.

Published : Mar 2009

15 mins


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