How I would change the exam system KS1-5

mylifeasacynicalteacher

I do not subscribe to the view that you should not criticize something unless you have a solution or better idea. I think that is a ridiculous notion that is often used to shut down discussion of difficult issues. That being said, having said that the current exams are not fit for purpose:

I did feel I should give some thought to what I would replace them with…

I would specify content for each subject in each year from reception to year 13.

I would then produce an end of year test for each year group 1-13 and expect schools to use them as their end of year tests. 10% of each test would be on material from earlier years, 70% of each test would be on material from the current year and 20% would be on material from the…

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