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S5W-19352: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 10 October 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many P1 pupils in each local authority area have taken either part of the Scottish National Standardised Assessment since the Parliament agreed motion S5M-13945 on 19 September 2018, which called for a halt to the tests, also broken down by date.

Answered by: John Swinney 26 October 2018

From 19 September 2018 to 23 October 2018, 24 P1 learners undertook a total of 47 assessments. All were conducted in North Lanarkshire, on the dates set out in the following table. During the same period in 2017, no P1 assessments were undertaken.

Date

Assessments undertaken

5-10-18

2

8-10-18

17

9-10-18

19

10-10-18

9