Upstart is a campaign for a nationwide moment to push back the starting age for school in Scotland from 4 or 5 years old to 7 years old to allow time for play and for children to be a child for as long as possible. Queue the mad panic from parents. But just wait… There […] Continue reading →
November 22, 2015
by Ruth Duck Comments Off on Too much pressure on children?
Thus With the introduction of standardised testing in Scotland are we further removing children from their childhood and just instilling the pressure of education earlier. The belief is that these tests will increase attainment in schools. The results of these test will also be published to create league tables for primary schools. However, I feel […] Continue reading →