By Graeme Paton, Education Editor
06 May 2010
As many as half of schools in some areas will fail to administer tests for 10 and 11-year-olds amid claims they ruin children’s education and threaten teachers’ jobs. Up to 8,500 of the country’s 17,000 state primaries could take part in the boycott next week, although Labour has claimed the numbers will be much lower.
The industrial action – staged by the National Union of Teachers and the National Association of Head Teachers – is set to cause widespread disruption. It is believed that the …
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