News

Key stage 2 SATs results: What does this mean for floor standards and year 7 resits?

Concerns have been raised about the impact of today’s key stage 2 results on the number of primary schools...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
News

KS2 SATs: Morgan warns scores are not ‘comparable’ to previous years

The results of Key Stage 2 SATs, which will be published today, are not directly comparable to results from...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Primary school league tables 2015: the ‘golden 28’ for key stage 2 SATs

Twenty-eight schools have overcome the odds and achieved the highest levels of progress and achievement for their disadvantaged pupils,...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

Primary league tables 2015: schools ‘rise to the challenge’ in key stage 2 tests

The Department for Education (DfE) has today released this year’s performance tables for primary schools, based on this summer’s...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
Opinion

“Our primary goal should be to make exams better, not harder”

Last week, Schools Week put schools minister Nick Gibb and OCR chief executive Mark Dawe head-to-head to answer: “Should...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
Opinion

The complicated ‘truths’ of the SAT resit debate

The Conservatives will force year 7 pupils to resit their SAT exams if they don’t achieve a level 4...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney