Test results for English reading and Maths quashedTeachers at Harris Academy Philip Lane ‘over-aided’ Year 6 pupils taking SATs in the summer, the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) concluded.  Parents were told before the end of term that STA was investigating.  The Chair of... Read more

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This year marks a significant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

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Test results for English reading and Maths quashed

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This year marks a significant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

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