Category Archives: Baseline

A Bad Idea

I’m finding it impossible to narrow down all the reasons why the baseline test is a bad idea, so I didn’t bother. Here’s my starter for ten. Feel free to add more in the comments. 1. It takes the class … Continue reading

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Life in the Sandpit

If you spend any length of time working in the early years sector, you start to get the feeling that you are not seen to be quite as intellectual or rational as those working in other phases. This doesn’t come … Continue reading

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Boycott Baseline

There has to be a baseline test Your school must outdo all the rest No matter that they’re only four No time to waste, we must do more. There has to be a baseline test For only some can be … Continue reading

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