Education Select Committee Review of Primary Assessment 2017: A Response
19 May 2017
The Education Select Committee has concluded its review of assessment systems in Primary schools in England, with a brief to pay particular regard to changes rolled out in 2016. The report reflects concerns about the effects on schools and students of a high stakes testing system. In a useful summary the Committee highlights ‘negative impacts’ such as the ‘squeezing out’ of arts and humanities and other subjects by schools concerned to display a good performance on the...