SATs

DfE won’t say when KS1 SATs will be scrapped

Doubts cast on plans to make tests non-statutory from next year after government pencils-in dates for 2024

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid: Year 1 pupils furthest behind in reading, study finds

Youngest pupils have been worst-affected by partial school closures, and show less signs of recovery

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Phonics check 2018 pass mark announced

The pass mark for the phonics screening check will remain at 32 this year, the Department for Education has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

2017 scaled scores for key stage 1 tests published

The Department for Education has released the marks pupils needed in last month’s key stage 1 tests to achieve...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Scaled scores for key stage 1 tests announced

Note: This story is about the 2016 scaled scores. Here are the 2017 key stage 1 scaled scores. The...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
Opinion

Morgan’s primary assessment video misses the point

Education secretary Nicky Morgan has released a video to explain the government’s plans for primary assessments. Brian Lightman has watched it,...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford