BIG ISSUE: RECEPTION BASELINE
The latest news and views on the Government's controversial decision to introduce the Reception baseline. Due to become law in September 2020, following a trial and a pilot in autumn 2019, our coverage includes the pros and cons from both sides of the debate.
More than 200 four-year-olds, their parents and teachers marched to Downing Street today demanding the Government halt its plan to test children when they first...
The baseline test at age four and primary school testing would be axed under a Labour Government, Jeremy Corbyn has told teachers.
Four-year-olds will march on Downing Street in protest at plans for a Reception baseline assessment.
Senior teachers want a 'complete review' of the way pupils are assessed as they say the current regime is ineffective and puts unnecessary stress on children.
Self-regulation has been removed from the Reception baseline assessment, following a trial in schools.
The move by the Department for Education (DfE) to press ahead with the Reception baseline and invite schools to take part in a trial of the assessment, starting...
The Department for Education has uploaded a new YouTube video on the Reception baseline assessment explaining how it will work.
Schools can sign up from Friday (1 March) to pilot the Reception baseline assessment, which starts this autumn.
More than a Score launched the next stage of their campaign against the Reception Baseline at the Nursery World Show.
The Reception Baseline will focus on children’s literacy and maths, and may include Self-Regulation, depending on the outcome of trials of the new assessment, the...
The battle for the soul of Reception class practice is growing fiercer and its place in the Early Years Foundation Stage looks shaky.