Do Sats really matter - and if so, to whom? - BBC News.
Another way in which SATs impact upon children’s learning concerns the fact that an increasing percentage of the school timetable is being dedicated to the teaching of the SATs subjects, according to research by Webb (2006). Although English, Maths and Science, due to their long-established importance across all Key Stages, have always featured prominently in the school schedule, the danger.
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