Originally posted on PrimaryY6Teach:
How unattainable new expectations for many children has impacted my Y4 class and what I am doing about it.
The response I received from my previous blog post about Year 4 today being very similar to my years spent in Year 6 under the previous curriculum was very interesting to say the least.
Many colleagues up and down the country agreed that their Year 4 classrooms felt very similar to mine at the moment.
Indeed, teachers in other year groups told me that the expectations in their settings was also too high for many children to achieve and like me were wondering what it was all for…