Rescue Our Schools

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

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

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.

RoS at the Young Teachers Conference for the NUT South East Region

We were delighted to be invited to speak at the NUT Young Teachers Conference in Brighton, alongside esteemed academic Howard Stevenson and the Portsmouth MP, Stephen Morgan on March 10th. It was so uplifting to hear so many… Read More

This is what More than a Score say about testing of four year olds

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

Our response to green paper on mental health

“Government should join the dots between education policy, the retention and recruitment crisis in our schools, and the rise in emotional and mental problems in young people of all ages.” Thank you to everyone who sent in their… Read More

Did you know the government are trying to reintroduce testing for 4 year olds?

  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