Key Stage 2 Reading Sample Materials

These sample materials show some of the different types of questions that may appear in the reading papers, across different year groups.

Reading tests include:

  • Unthemed texts in line with the updated national tests
  • Outcomes which show if a pupil is meeting age-related expectations in the new national curriculum (summer only).

Daddy Fell Into the Pond:

 Year 3 Example Reader Text 

 Year 3 Example Answer Booklet

 Year 3 Example Attainment Targets

The Big Bang Fair:

 Year 5 Example Reader Text

 Year 5 Example Answer Booklet

 Year 5 Example Attainment Targets


Around the world in 72 days

 Year 6 Example Reader Text

 Year 6 Example Answer Booklet

 Year 6 Example Attainment Targets