The proposals, put forward in Lord Bew's independent review of national curriculum tests, published today, are likely to ward off the threat of another boycott of Sats tests.
What does NCT stand for?
NCT stands for National Curriculum Test (UK)
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- National Childbirth Trust
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- National Coordination Team
- NATO Comparative Test
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- Negative Core Term (equations)
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- Network Control and Timing
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Following a vote by teaching union members, 83 out of the 112 eligible schools in Kirklees have said they plan not to run Standard Assessment Tests, also known as National Curriculum Tests.
National Curriculum tests (known as Sats) in English and maths are due to be taken by 600,000 11-year-olds in the week beginning May 10 - just days after the election and on what is expected to be the first day of office for a new government.
TWO of England's teaching unions were at loggerheads today over the future of national curriculum tests for 11-year-olds.
The results of this year's national curriculum tests show one in five 11-year-olds are often unable to spell words with more than one syllable or construct a sentence using the correct punctuation.
Following the publication of Lord Sutherland of Houndwood's inquiry yesterday, the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) announced it was abolishing the NAA, its division responsible for delivering national curriculum tests.
Lord Sutherland's report into the marking shambles has now resulted in the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) announcing the abolition of the National Assessment Agency, which has been responsible for delivering the national curriculum tests for 11 and 14-year-olds.
Yesterday the Department for Children, Schools and Families website scheduled the league tables' publication for March, but the department said: "Following the delays in delivering this year's national curriculum test results and the subsequent extension to the deadline for schools to submit review applications, achievement and attainment tables and the statistical first releases for key stages 2 and 3 will be published as soon as practically possible after all review outcomes are returned to schools.