Sats for 11-year-olds may eventually go, says Balls

Author: By Alison Kershaw, Press Association In what will be seen as a bid to appease the two teaching unions threatening the boycott, the schools sec…

Teaching unions considering boycott to ‘stop SATs in their tracks’

Author: By Richard Garner Mick Brookes, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), was speaking as both his organisation a…

Fewer primary children reach English standard

Author: By Alison Kershaw, Press Association The proportion of 11-year-olds reaching Level 4 in English fell by 1 per cent this year, according to fig…

Pupils lose marks for not dotting ‘i’

Author: By Alison Kershaw, Press Association But others still received the marks because the examiner added the dot for the pupil in red ink, the Nati…