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What are SATs?

  SATs are standardised assessment tests administered by primary schools in England to children in Year 2 and Year 6 to check their educational progress. They are one marker used by the government, and hence parents, of the quality of the education at a school.  The setting and marking of SATs are carried out in…

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England moves to fourth in international rankings for reading

England came fourth out of the 43 countries that tested children of the same age in the Progress International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS). England came fourth internationally for primary reading proficiency in the highly anticipated Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) results. This continued success in PIRLS follows the focus on phonics and is driven…

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