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A week in primary: 22 June 2018

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A fifth of Scottish schools have not been inspected for at least a decade, it has emerged. After a year-long Tes Scotland investigation, the schools inspectorate has also revealed that three schools – two of which are primaries – have not been inspected since 2002. The new data shows that 474 of Scotland’s 2,514 schools have not been inspected for 10 years or more.

First minister Nicola Sturgeon has been told that confident five-year-olds have been “crushed” by new national assessments. Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard used his slot in First Minister’s Questions last week to complain ...

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