GPaS (SPaG) KS2 Tests

This page contains links to published GPaS tests on the Department for Education's website.

Published Tests

Below, you will find links to copies of the GPaS test from previous years. Each link includes English grammar, punctuation and spelling test papers, mark schemes and level thresholds.

2015 Levels 3-5 (standard) Level 6 (advanced) Old
2014 Levels 3-5 (standard) Level 6 (advanced) Old
2013 Levels 3-5 (standard) Level 6 (advanced) Old

Note that these papers follow the Old National Curriculum standards, not the new 2014 National Curriculum. This means, for example, that they include terminology like connective, which are no longer preferred. 

Sample Materials

The sample materials for the new 2016 KS1 (Year 2) and KS2 (Year 6) GPaS tests is downloadable below. These follow the new 2014 National Curriculum standards.

These papers also form part of the basis for the Englicious GPaS Test Prep materials which you can find under Y6 in the 'Level' menu on the left.

Department for Education content on our site is licensed under the Open Government Licence 3.0.

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