Primary school is a time for self-discovery, building confidence and nourishing potential. But primary school children in England are being let down by a system that cares more about measurement than their education.
Our system is obsessed with league tables, turning children into data points and denying them a broad, stimulating education at key stages in their development. It puts an unnecessary burden on children, parents and teachers alike.
More Than a Score believes there is another way. We’re a growing coalition of parents, teachers, heads and education experts, working together to call for change in the government’s over-testing regime.
Find out more about what we can do together to show that children are More Than A Score.
Are you one of a growing number of heads who believe that the government’s standardised testing regime is not fit for purpose? Add your voice to our campaign.
More Than A Score is about parents and teachers coming together to change a system that doesn’t work.
18th March 2019
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1st March 2019
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29th January 2019
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27th February 2019
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