'The education community is saying enough is enough when it comes to Sats'

After the social media storm on Sats over the weekend, it's clear that it's time to organise and put together a positive voice for change, writes one headteacher.

 

Our assessment system is broken. It is breaking teachers and it is breaking children.

 

The Department for Education has proposed a three-year period in which current arrangements remain unchanged and bed down, but I don't know how much more we can and should take of this.

 

I do not want to be feeling this way again next year, with a different cohort of children forced through the exam mill and my teachers another year more exhausted and downhearted.

 

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