News

SATs scrapped in 2021, Williamson confirms

SATs will be cancelled this year following the decision to partially close schools, the education secretary has said. Gavin...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

League tables scrapped and primary tests scaled back – but year 6 SATs will go ahead

League tables will be scrapped for another year and primary assessment scaled back as part of a raft of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Corbyn: Labour will scrap SATs

Labour will scrap SATs and abolish the new reception baseline test, Jeremy Corbyn has announced. The opposition leader told...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

E-ACT primary school has SATs results cancelled for reading and maths

Year 6 pupils at a primary academy in Birmingham run by the chain E-ACT will not receive scores for...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

Cheating at key stage 2 SATs: what does it mean for secondary schools?

What if the reason a secondary school had a poor progress rate was not due to its own teaching,...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

Don’t boycott SATs, heads tell parents

Headteachers have warned parents not to take part in a planned boycott of this year’s SATs. The campaign group...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

NFER to deliver reception baseline test

The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has been chosen to deliver the controversial new baseline test for reception children,...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Ofsted: More challenging KS2 SATs are leaving poorer pupils behind

Harder key stage 2 SATs have resulted in a wider attainment gap between children on free meals and their...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

The four key trends in the 2017 KS2 primary test results

Provisional results of the primary school key stage 2 SATs tests broken down at local authority and regional level...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson