School Exams

This Is What SATs Do to Children

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

My baby boy's world is now full of stress. The stress takes up so much space he has no room for anything else. He is eleven. I didn't even know what the word "stress" meant when I was that age. Today, the only question that he has asked me is "What's a noun? I'm not good at grammar. I'm worried about it." This is what SATs do to children. They don't gain anything from them, but they lose so very much.

Not the Academic Type

PA | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK

Prince Harry is the first to admit he is not the academic type. Exams at school were a "nightmare" and he could have hit the books a lot harder dur...

'Keep Art In Schools' Urges Tate Director

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | Home

Sir Nicholas Serota, the director of the Tate, today urged the Government to keep the arts as a key part of the curriculum in any exams shake-up. H...