Reading Tests

Spell 'Thazz', 'Fape' And 'Spron' - The New Reading Test For Children

PA | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Children should not be tested on made-up words like "voo", "terg" and "bim" to check their reading skills, school leaders warned on Monday. As six-...

Government Reading Tests Under Fire At Teachers' Conference

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers have called for a campaign against the government's new reading test, including a possible boycott, as it warned pupils will be labelled as f...

Teachers Poised To Boycott Reading Tests For Young Kids

PA | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The Government's new reading test for six-year-olds could face a boycott from teachers. The National Union of Teachers (NUT) is expected to warn at...

'Unnecessary' Reading Tests A 'Waste Of Money', Say Experts

PA | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The Government's new reading test for six-year-olds is a waste of taxpayers' money that will fail to identify youngsters' needs, literacy experts have...