Mum of three Shirley Belton says her son wouldn't cope with tests at seven. She's not in favour of a return to formal tests for younger children - or the idea of making older pupils resit the tests they take at the end of primary school when they reach secondary if they don't achieve a certain standard.
We asked Year 2 pupils what they think of the idea of more testing at school. Here's what they told us.
"Tests are fun but I don't want to do any more." said Abbas. "It would be boring. I wouldn't mind doing more writing.
"I would like to do a little bit more playing."
Matilde said: "My favourite thing at school is maths and Golden Time. We don't have many tests at the moment. I would be happy to have more tests with maths questions. "
Tiago told us: "I like maths tests - they are challenging. You have to try your hardest. "I think I would get happy if I had to do more tests."
But Brooke said: "I only like tests a little bit. I wouldn't like to do any more because it's boring. I like playtime, trips and Discovery Time. Those are fun."
The government today announced it is looking at the idea of reintroducing formal tests for children aged 7. So-called SATs or "Standard Assessment Tests" were abolished for children in Year 2 of primary school back in 2004 - schools now rely on teacher assessment instead.
Headteacher of Cottage Grove Primary in Portsmouth, Polly Honeychurch, says that's the way it should stay.
"To say we are going to have to go back to formal testing to me seems like they are not trusting the teachers that they paying to do the job. "
"My teachers are assessing children in lessons every single day so they are not just waiting for the end of the year test to say 'this is what the children have learned'."
"I wouldn't like formal testing to come back for seven year olds. I think the children are far too young and to label a child at the age of seven as 'you have failed' is not helpful."
"Some of my children will not be reaching the required standard at seven for a variety of reasons - it may be because they are new arrivals in the country and don't have enough language acquisition - it may be that they are going through social and emotional issues and they are not yet ready to learn. It doesn't mean they are a failure."
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