The first in our series of SATs-themed posts.
Is your child in Year 6? In a state school? If so, it is likely that they will be sitting SATs next month. 222 more words
Reform of Primary Assessment and Accountability
I have decided to try and save people reading the copious pages of the recent DFE KS2 consultation findings in terms of accountability and assessment. 595 more words
From september 2014, computer programming will come back into the school curriculum right from key Stage 1. I wholeheartedly endorse this. It is such fun to code and the success when it works is like a buzz that fills you even if you have struggled with problems along the way. 489 more words
We’re delighted to have run the Hillendale Science Challenge alongside local schools in Pendle and in Association with Flash Bang Science. With over 50 entries into the competition we were blown away by the time and effort the schools and Key Stage 2 students had put in to the design and building of these working model vehicles. 92 more words