Sunday, May 12th, 2013
With 11 year olds taking new SATs this week in grammar, punctuation & spelling, the government has released a specimen paper. The new test is made up of a 45-minute grammar test and a separate 15-minute spelling test of 20 words, including many that are often misspelt. The aim of the new tests are to
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Casting my mind back to the 1980s, I have been trying to remember how I was taught grammar and punctuation at school. Learning by rote, times tables and Bond papers all featured but I can’t recall being...