Rescue Our Schools

National Education Service roadshow

We made sure Rescue Our Schools was at one of the very first roadshows organised by the Labour Party to discuss its proposed National Education Service. The shadow education secretary, Angela Rayner, gave an opening address. She made… Read More

Did you know York is set to become the worst funded authority in the UK?

An event taking place this Saturday 12th May, aims to look at the effects of this new funding formula on the children of York and also more widely at the impact of the education system on our children…. Read More

SATs: Stop the Damage

We’re hearing from more and more parents who want to take their children out of SATs – but they have been told by headteachers they can’t. This is simply not true. The most extreme case – featured in… Read More

RoS attends Summer of Love Arts

SteamCo, the social enterprise devoted to bringing science and the arts to schools, launched its Summer of Love Arts at Westminster yesterday – and Rescue Our Schools was there. As befits SteamCo events, the whole thing kicked off… Read More

The parent who is saying NO to every single SAT test around

Speaking up for speaking

RoS went to an excellent event organised by the English-Speaking union. We heard from children of all ages about how learning to articulate their feelings and listen respectfully had given them a sense of self-worth and being able… Read More

Are you thinking of taking your children out of SATs?

We are working with our partner More Than a Score to support you along the way with resources, ideas and opportunities to meet others in the same boat. Let us know what you think by filling in this… Read More

Parents needed to speak out against SATs

ROS is getting more and more media requests for parents willing to speak out against SATS. If you have something to say, please get in touch with us via email.

We support the only school in the UK saying no to SATS

Watch this brilliant film from one of our partners, More than a Score, about how headteacher, governors and parents of Little London School in Leeds decided not to put their year 6 children through SATS.

Sir Ken Robinson talks about testing of children in the early years

Listen to this short clip of Ken Robinson talking about testing in school today. He as a book out called You, Your Child, and School  – well worth a look.