KS3 markers not in crisis

Tes Editorial

There was not "a marking crisis this year" in the key stage 3 English test (TES, August 20). The crises came in its administration.

But I bet that most markers would prefer to use the "revolutionary" method of holistic judgment instead of a bulky mark scheme.

Lionel Warner

Head of English and drama Newlands girls' school

Farm Road

Maidenhead

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