'A significant minority of pupils did not finish the test.'
Teachers who warned the Key Stage 2 SATs exams in 2016 were “harder than expected” have been vindicated by a report showing
The government has announced for the third time in 15 years that they intend to impose a baseline test on four-year-old children
While inequitable marking of such high stakes assessments is of course an issue that must be urgently dealt with, it seems to me that the core problem lies at a more fundamental level of the process, a misunderstanding of the relationship between data and assessment.
Staff and teachers are tweeting the marking guides.
Read more on The Huffington Post Primary school staff are venting their frustration at the “harsh” marking of Year 6 SATs
Parents were advised to take the results with a 'pinch of salt'.
More than a third of primary school pupils have failed to meet the expected standard in their reading, writing and maths
With the general election looming on Thursday 8 June we’ve been bombarded with political information over the last few weeks
So, today I sit with my puffy eyes and broken heart trusting that tomorrow will be another day; that the rays of sun will break through the clouds of grey and warm my tear stained face...