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Can Scottish parents withdraw children from P1 tests.

Can Scottish parents withdraw children from P1 tests.

The Education Secretary has been urged to clarify whether Scottish parents are allowed to withdraw their children from sitting tests in P1, amid confusion over the legal position. John Swinney is facing calls to make a statement at the Scottish Parliament after one of the nation’s top civil servants was accused of giving “misleading” advice to parents on the issue. “It is not at all clear as to whether parents have a right to withdraw their children from the Primary 1 tests” Liz Smith MSP The controversial assessments, which are taken by pupils in P1, P4, P7 and S3, are set to be overhauled after teachers and parents warned they were upsetting young children.

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