Greens pledge to scrap SATs and boost funding for Bristol schools

Molly is set to join protesters at the March for Education rally in Bristol on Saturday. The Green Party parliamentary candidate for Bristol West said: “Last week, primary children across Bristol took their SATS tests. It would be great if this was the last time that these pointless and stressful tests are inflicted on our children. Getting rid of SATs tests would be a big step towards broadening the curriculum away from a narrow test-driven focus. Full marks to our wonderful teachers who still manage to put creativity into lessons and inspire children to learn, but scrapping SATS would free them up to do so much more."

Molly Scott Cato slams education cuts in Bristol as Tories revolt

Molly has hit out at Theresa May's 'devastating' school funding cuts as Tory MPs revolt over the controversial plans. The Bristol West candidate joins more than a dozen Conservative MPs who have today publicly criticised the Prime Minister's funding shake-up, which headteachers warn will lead to many schools across Bristol losing huge sums of money. Schools … Continue reading Molly Scott Cato slams education cuts in Bristol as Tories revolt