Article: Why does the National Curriculum disappear when a pupil reaches sixth form?
'The lack of curriculum at sixth form doesn't empower students, it prevents them from developing a fully liberal education' Kevin Stannard writes for Tes.
In the news: Key Stage 4 performance measures
Schools Week reports: The number of schools below the floor standard has increased by 83, or 29 per cent according to revised GCSE data released by the Department for Education today.
Are SATS linked to the National Curriculum?
Yes, in England SATs (Standardised Assessment Tasks) are taken at the end of Key Stages 1 and 2. Read our guide to SATs.
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