Pupils’ handwriting meeting expectations? Are you sure?

If you want your school to remain in Ofsted’s good books – quite literally – then your pupils’ handwriting will need to meet the expected standards as outlined by the Standards and Testing Agency in its 2016 teaching assessment exemplification for English Writing in primary schools. That means, now, a child’s handwriting ability can make the difference between a school being aw...
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Third of pupils can’t write? WRONG!

January is always a time for reflection and looking back it struck me that I’ve spent a lot of time talking about THAT national handwriting statistic.  I’m sure you’re familiar with it – it's the one former Education Minister Nicky Morgan used, claiming one pupil in three is struggling to master handwriting in primary schools across the UK.  At the time, if memory serves me...
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