Children aged four 'to be tested at primary school'

Children aged four will be expected to sit tests within weeks of starting primary school under controversial plans to be announced by the Government, according to the Times.

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Govt has 'consulted on' primary school test proposal

Responding to today's report that the government is planning to introduce tests for four-year-olds, a Department for Education spokesperson said:

We have consulted on our proposed primary school assessment and accountability measures and we are considering our response.

– department for education spokesperson

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