Monday, May 4, 2009

Year 6 SATS Cancelled Due to Head Teacher's Refusal to Participate

Year 5 students can relax this summer with the knowledge that their upcoming school year will be like any other. The Year 6 SATs tests have been canceled for next year. The SATs are the compulsory national tests that students in Year 2, 6 and 9 take in England.

Teachers and Head Teachers (aka principals) have always grumbled about the tests, particularly for the 11 year old students as the pressure creates unnecessary stress in the classroom and at home.

To read more about the boycott of the SATs, check out this Guardian newspaper article.

More articles about Assessment in London schools:
Videos About Assessment for Learning
Teaching in the UK: Assessment for Learning Explained

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