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Ballot on High Stakes Testing in Primary Schools

9th October 2019

All primary school NEU members were balloted before the summer holiday for a boycott of primary assessment. Although Leicester achieved the highest return rate in the East Midlands region, nationally the result did not reach the required threshold for action and the NEU National Executive committee took the decision not to proceed with action at this stage. This will be a disappointment to many members and we thank you for taking part and ensuring that, at least in Leicester, we returned a good result. The campaign will of course continue and, as reported previously, the Labour Party has committed to scrapping SATs for seven and eleven year olds.


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