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Primary school tests: what can parents do?

We recently published information about Key Stage 2 SATs in a blog post called Protecting children from primary school tests.┬áIt was based on the official instructions sent to headteachers by the Standards and Testing Agency, known as the Assessment and … Continue reading

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Developmentally Informed Teaching

challenging premature targets in early learning by Pam Jarvis, Leeds Trinity University Compulsory mass state schooling was enshrined in legislation in 1880 to meet the requirements of the industrial revolution. The starting age of five was arbitrarily fixed by the … Continue reading

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