Government publishes responses to primary assessment and Rochford review consultations.
Test results are only part of the picture when judging success.
Rather than focus on high stakes tests, we must trust professionals to use continual, low-level assessments to reinforce learning
Commenting on the Education Select Committee's report on primary assessment, Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders' union NAHT says:
'For Leaders, For Learners; Building an Ambitious Future'
Vital step towards a better system
Confirmation that the government will define a grade 4 as a standard pass at GCSE is helpful
The cost of challenging grades remains prohibitively high for schools
Retaking phonics screening adds to workload and does not deliver for pupils
Ofqual today released its annual statistics on the number of schools and colleges that challenged pupils' exam grades in 2016.