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Exams regulator criticises Sats test.

Exams regulator criticises Sats test.

A Sats test which was attacked by teachers for being “too middle class” and left children in tears has been criticised by the exam regulator.

Taken by more than 550,000 10 and 11-year-olds in May 2016, the test was “unduly hard” for some pupils, according to Ofqual.

Around a quarter of students were unable to finish the reading test, which included a passage about two children sneaking away from a party to row across a lake in the grounds.

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