For love of testing

1st October 2010 at 01:00

A survey of children and their parents in England and Wales has revealed overwhelming support for science assessment in primary school, but a strong preference for non-SATs testing. According to report, published by the Wellcome Trust, the majority of children surveyed found science assessment useful and liked to know how well they were performing. However, most preferred the use of end-of-topic testing and investigations to assess their performance, rather than SATs testing.

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