Headteacher's amazing letter to school leavers

The Head of Barrowford Primary school in Lancashire writes to each school leaver to praise their commitment and says 'it's not all about test results'

Headteacher's amazing letter to pupils

A primary school in Lancashire is winning support right across the country for a letter to pupils that says growing up is about so much more than exams.
It was sent out by headteacher Rachel Tomlinson, and Head of Year Six at Barrowford Primary School Amy Birkett, who visited the Granada Reports studio to explain more.

Parents show support for @Barrowfordsch Head for KS2 test letter

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Dear @michaelrosenyes thought you might like (as much as poss anyway) the KS2 test letter home from our headteacher https://t.co/ciQ2qjVvNA

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Parents show support for Head of Barrowford School and her 'amazing' letter to pupils

Why I love my child's school. The way families are forced to feel pitched competitively against one another is awful at a time they should be relishing the last few days of a close knit and caring school family before it's all change for big school. But if it must be done, thank goodness there are ways and there are ways...

– Sally Fort, Parent, Barrowford School