Some parents say the stress of the exams has taken a heavy toll on their ten and 11-year-olds. Read our columnist Catherine Scott.
But how would YOU fare in one of the tests? See if you can answer our five questions...
1. The numbers in this sequence increase by 10 each time: 3 13 23 …
a) The sequence continues in the same way. Write two numbers from the sequence that add to make a total of 96
b) Explain why it is not possible to find three numbers from the sequence that add to make a total of 96
2. Calculate 32.18 – 7.62. No calculator allowed.
3. 200 children went on holiday. 10% of the children went to Wales. 25% of the children went to Scotland. How many more children went to Scotland than went to Wales?
4. Amy thought of a number. She added 0.5 to her number and then doubled the result. Then she subtracted 0.5 and doubled the new result.
Her final answer was 61. What number did Amy start with?
5. Calculate 364 ÷ 7. No calculator allowed.