KS1 & KS2 SATs & Teacher Assessment: Further Information & Campaigning

Please see inside some useful links to articles which I think Primary teachers will find interesting.

Cambridge Primary Review website calling for a boycott of SATs
An article written in the journal Education for Liberation concerning SPAG
An open letter published in the TES to Nicky Morgan which is getting a lot of publicity
An online petition calling on the SATs to be cancelled which now has over 47,000 signatures and is still growing

Cancel The Tests: Lobby the DfE Thurs 17th March 5pm

The Government testing system is in chaos. Primary teachers are struggling with:
Changes to the curriculum
contradictory advice
forcing children to jump through hoops
Come and tell Nicky Morgan what you think (and bring your marking) Thursday 17th March 5pm onwards Department for Education, Great Smith Street, London SWI 3BT

A woman’s place is in her union

Reclaim International Women’s Day: Sat 12th March 2:00 – 5:00pm NUT Headquarters, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, WC1H 9BD
Click here for speakers and more details
To register email s.altouaziz@hotmail.co.uk

Refugees Welcome: National Demonstration Sat 19th March

REFUGEES Welcome
Stand up to racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and fascism
National Demonstration Saturday 19 March 2016
Assemble 12 noon, BBC Portland Place, London W1A 1AA March followed by rally in Trafalgar Square

LGBT+ Teachers Event Fri 4th March

LGBT+ Teachers Event Fri 4th March 5:30 – 8:30 The Vauxhall Tavern 372 Kennington Lane SE11 5HY with opportunity to stay later at the venue.