Year 6 science assessment – Chemistry test with answers

What's included?

PDF worksheet with 11 questions, plus an answer sheet

Key Stage



Year 6


This Year 6 science assessment worksheet is a sample of Sigma Science’s Year 6 chemistry test paper.

The PDF worksheet features 11 multiple-part questions for children to answer. There’s also an answer sheet.

Year 6 science assessment topics

  • Properties of rocks – hardest and softest
  • How fossils are formed
  • The make-up of soil
  • Solids, liquids and gases – how to describe their particles
  • Materials that dissolve in water
  • Reversible and irreversible changes – changes caused by heating
  • Carrying out a fair investigation
  • Separating salt from water
  • Transparent, translucent and opaque materials
  • Water cycle – precipitation, condensation and evaporation

This worksheet aligns with key science curriculum topics for Year 6 students, ensuring you can assess students’ understanding of essential concepts. It covers a broad range of science topics, from the properties of rocks to the water cycle.

The inclusion of topics like carrying out a fair investigation and separating salt from water encourages students to develop critical thinking and inquiry skills, which are crucial in scientific inquiry.

By addressing reversible and irreversible changes and materials that dissolve in water, this worksheet prompts students to apply their scientific knowledge to real-world scenarios. Understanding foundational concepts in Year 6 is crucial for students as they progress to secondary school.

Use the worksheet as a formative assessment tool to identify areas where students may need additional support. Alternatively, send it home as homework to allow parents to see what their child is learning in science.

This pre-prepared worksheet will save you time and effort. It’s a ready-made resource that you can use for both assessment and as a supplemental learning tool.

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Year 6 science assessment worksheets
Year 6 science assessment – Chemistry test with answers

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