Teachers back move towards primary SATs boycott

  • May 4th, 2017
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Teachers have backed plans for a possible boycott of primary school tests in England starting next year. The National Union of Teachers (NUT) believes the tests for seven and 11 year olds are damaging to the children and their education. The Government are now consulting on the future of testing in primary education and may […]

Should secondary students have to re-take their SATs?

  • July 5th, 2016
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In 2015, Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, announced that year 7 students will re-take their KS2 English or maths tests if they do not achieve the ‘expected standard.’ Morgan explained that students will struggle in secondary school without a good grasp of the basics in literacy and numeracy. The decision for SATs re-sits has therefore been […]