Education Committee

Primary assessment inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report and Government Response published.

Report published

The close link between primary assessment (SATs) and school accountability creates a high stakes system which can negatively impact children’s teaching and learning, says the Education Committee. The Committee calls on the next Government to lower the stakes by changing what is reported in annual performance tables.

Terms of reference: Primary assessment


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