“For the first time, unless sixty per cent of their pupils achieve the accepted level – Level 4 – in English and maths at Key Stage 2, they’ll be judged to be failing.”
I wonder: how many parents actually understand what does it mean: “Level 4 at Key Stage 2″?
Am I alone in finding the terminology used in English education system being non-intuitive, not transparent and therefore counter-productive?
Also, I am a bit uncomfortable about creating what appears to be a new hurdle to jump — for schools, and, inevitably, for children. But I am not an expert on primary education. Any opinion?