Schools regulator Ofsted has called for pupils as young as two to take part in more "structured" learning and pass basic tests.
Readers on Twitter were overwhelmingly against the move:
@itvnews Anyone who knows the slightest thing about children will know that they learn best through play. Ridiculous testing so young.
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