12th December 2023

English and maths tests for four-year-olds are inaccurate and unhelpful, say reception teachers and school leaders

Only 3% of reception teachers say maths and English test provides accurate information 76% of Reception teachers say Baseline Assessment […]

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16th January 2023

Reception teachers have never been against the use of baseline assessments, so how has the Department for Education got it so wrong with the current version of statutory assessment in Reception?

David Meechan Senior Lecturer in Education, Childhood, Youth and Families Faculty of Health, Education and Society University of Northampton The […]

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16th April 2021

Parents and Heads Say No To Testing Four Year Olds In English and Maths in September

As families across the country learn which school their four-year-olds will be joining in September, the majority of parents and […]

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