DfE – Website for the review of Key Stage 2 testing, assessment and accountability.
BBC news – A review of Sats tests in England’s primary schools is calling for changes to English tests to increase creativity – but with more focus on the basics.
DfE – Independent Review of Key Stage 2 testing, assessment and accountability: Final Report.
DfE press release – Key Stage 2 testing, assessment and accountability review: Final report published.
TES article – The long-awaited review has called for teacher assessment to replace the Year 6 writing test. But will it go far enough?
TES article – The writing test for primary school children will be scrapped in 2013 after the Government accepted all the recommendations of an independent inquiry.
TES editorial – The sound of silence falls on the SATs battlefield. But will this shaky ceasefire hold?