Steve Busby Head teacher
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'Current assessment system is flawed'

Primary school pupils in England could be ranked directly against their peers across the country, under government plans to change performance measures.

Pupils aged 11 would be ranked in 10% ability bands across the year group and parents told how they measured up.

The threshold for the tests would be that children were "secondary ready" in maths, reading, spelling, punctuation and grammar and teachers' assessments of writing.

Steve Busby who is a head teacher of a primary school told BBC Breakfast he thinks the current assessment system is flawed.

  • 17 Jul 2013
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