New article from The Independent: Why phonics tests spell trouble

Ministers insist the Government's new compulsory assessment can help schools spot slow readers. Teachers argue the brightest pupils fail it... Read more>

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 From The independent 28/11/12Parents are up in arms about the state of reading and writing in primary schools. Not only, they claim, are teachers preparing children as young as five and six for a new test, they are actively discouraging children from spelling correctly and from working at their own individual pace.Read the full article here.

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