This year’s SATs results show that more than a third of eleven-year-olds ‘failed’ the tests: they will be told by next week that they are ‘not secondary school ready’. In what sense are we raising standards, as the… Read More
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
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.
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.
The government is spending more than £10 million to bring back its failed baseline assessment scheme. If it goes ahead, almost every four-year-old in England will be tested when they enter school.This is pointless and damaging. Pointless because… Read More
Rescue Our Schools was proud to speak at the launch of More than a Score’s Baseline dossier – an indictment of the government’s plans to test all four-year-olds in maths and literacy. Tracy Brabin, shadow early years… Read More
Just in case you missed it, here is a clip of Madeleine Holt speaking to Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd last monday.
Report on the NUT members meeting in Lambeth last night.