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Join the Tes team as we reflect on the ups and downs of Sats week and the beginning of the GCSE exams season
Sats are over, the sun is out, and schools up and down the country are celebrating the upcoming royal wedding
A royal wedding party and a school bike ride – one head on what her pupils are looking forward to now the pressure's off
The final Sats paper was taken today by Year 6 pupils after yesterday's paper left children in tears
Year 6 pupils took tests in arithmetic and maths reasoning today - and teachers say they were the toughest Sats so far
As the exam season gets underway, Daisy Christodoulou asks whether our marking processes can be improved
The issue isn't with testing Year 6 children, it's how much rides on the results, writes one exasperated headteacher
On day two of Sats week, Year 6 were tested on reading – and teachers were generally satisfied with this year's test
More than 600,000 pupils aged 10-11 were tested on their spelling, punctuation and grammar today
Sats week is always an emotional rollercoaster, says this assistant headteacher, who has charted the highs and lows
It is that time of year again when 10- and 11-year-olds will be tested on their knowledge of fronted adverbials
Polls shows almost half of children are stressed by primary school tests
Campaign group says some heads putting data ahead of children's wellbeing
One primary teacher explains the strategies that have enabled her school to become one of the country's best for reading
Sats are causing stress and anxiety for 10- and 11-year-olds – we can't continue like this, writes one celebrated head
Changes designed to offer schools more clarity, transparency and space
Teachers will oversee statutory tests for six- and seven-year-olds this month
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The Tes team talk about the week's hottest education issues, including Sir David Carter's resignation and Sats stress
Survey finds teachers feel Sats stress more than pupils
Schools are asking six- and seven-year-olds to revise at home ahead of the key stage 1 Sats next month, research shows
Focusing primary pupils on Sats in May means they have time to forget what they learned, says one secondary teacher
If enough parents 'home educated' their children in Sats Week, it could kill off the tests, writes Colin Harris
The Standards and Testing Agency emphasises school leaders’ 'statutory duty'
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An assistant vice-principal outlines the most important...