What is the cost of Reception Baseline Assessment?

Article by Deborah Lawson in Headteacher Update, January 2022

By Deborah Lawson, Assistant General Secretary, Community union (Voice Section)

The Reception Baseline Assessment is time-consuming, unreliable, and draining on schools’ budgets....Voice Community regularly meets with the Standards and Testing Agency (STA), where we have raised our objections to the RBA, and we would ask members, school leaders and other stakeholders to do the same – raise your concerns with local authorities, multi-academy trusts, MPs and protect our youngest children from this controversial statutory assessment.

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