Jon Barr, headteacher at Meadowbrook Primary School in Bradley Stoke, is today quoted by a local paper as praising the benefits of boycotting SATs (national tests) for Year 6 children.
According to the Bristol Evening Post, 63% of eligible schools in South Gloucestershire failed to submit test results for 2010 to the Department for Education.
The boycotts were backed by teachers’ unions representing heads and deputy heads.
Mr Barr told the paper:
“The boycott has allowed us to report on our Year 6 children’s achievements this year accurately. We have not had to wait for poorly marked papers and re-mark them.”
Read more: Bristol Evening Post
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