SATS

Implied his private education left him ill-prepared on the subject
David Cameron has refused to answer a grammar test faced by 11-year-olds - and in the process suggested his own private education
On Tuesday 3 May 2016, parents up and down the land will be keeping their kids off school. Why? In protest at the unprecedented
It's a sign of the desperation of Parents that the only way they can claim power is to take their children out of school. Taking students away from learning should be a last resort and yet for many it has become the only option. Without proper accountability it always will be.
Nearly 45,000 parents have signed a petition to protest over the Year 2 SATs exams by taking their children out of school
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.
In the week beginning 9 May, 10-11 year olds will be taking their SATs tests in English and maths. These tests have always been controversial, but this year's SATs have provoked unprecedented levels of concern for the following reasons...
The test had been available online since 26 January.
A national spelling test for Year 2 pupils has been cancelled by the Schools Minister after a teacher spotted it had mistakenly