Annual Primary Assessments – Year 5 Master Pack


Applying the assessments in your school will help to:

  • Monitor attainment for your year 5 pupils
  • Check attainment using objectives taken directly from the new curriculum
  • Monitor teacher-assessed strands as well as tested strands
  • Assess what each child has (or hasn’t) learned from the previous year
  • Build a profile of each pupil’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Plan effective learning to fill in gaps and boost required skills and knowledge
  • Cross-check ongoing teacher assessments
  • Compare performances between cohorts
  • Monitor progress of individual cohorts over the years
  • Offer a gentle introduction to working in test conditions

The Year 5 Master Pack contains:

  • 1 x Teacher’s Booklet with marking guide and answers
  • Photocopiable assessments to cover Year 5 Maths, Reading and Writing

The Teacher’s Booklet contains:

  • Advice on administering the assessment
  • A mark scheme
  • Record sheets (both absolute and comparative)
  • Advice about interpreting the results

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Pupil-friendly assessments for the new National Curriculum

Year 5 – Reading, Writing and Maths

Each assessment covers the age-appropriate objectives for reading, writing and mathematics, as set down in the new National Curriculum.

Reading Assessment elements:

  1. Reading comprehension test
  2. A review of the range of reading over the past year

Objectives covered:

  • Understand the meaning of words in context
  • Draw inferences
  • Justify inferences e.g. about motives
  • Make reasoned predictions
  • Identify the main idea
  • Summarise ideas
  • Identify how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning
  • Retrieve and record information
  • Increase their familiarity with a wide range of books
  • Identify themes and connections
  • Discuss words and phrases that capture the reader’s interest and imagination

Writing Assessment elements:

  1. Extended writing
  2. Grammar and punctuation
  3. Spelling
  4. A review of the range of writing over the past year

Objectives covered:

  • Organise paragraphs around a theme
  • Demarcate sentences correctly
  • Use capital letters correctly
  • Use commas correctly
  • Extend the range of sentences with more than one clause, including relative clauses
  • Choose standard verbs
  • Use expanded noun phrases
  • Use fronted adverbials correctly
  • Punctuate direct speech correctly
  • Use prefixes and suffixes
  • Increase the legibility, consistency and quality of their handwriting
  • A range of high-frequency spellings drawn from the NC Year 5 and 6 Spelling appendix and lists

Mathematics Assessment elements:

  1. Arithmetic
  2. Reasoning

Objectives covered:

  • Number and place value
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Fractions and decimals
  • Measurement
  • Geometry – properties of shapes
  • Geometry – position and direction
  • Statistics

Additional information

Weight .900 kg


  • Annual Primary Tests Year 5 test pack

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