16 October 2019
The Pledge is an innovative way for schools to show their
opposition to the government’s high-pressure testing regime in
Developed by Can Can, with a focus group of headteachers, it
gives schools the opportunity to publicly state what steps they are
taking to put children’s overall education ahead of SATs and other
high-stakes assessments. It also acts as a focal point for the
campaign, connecting headteachers who share similar views
about the current system.
It’s been warmly received by heads in over 60 schools.
“I’m signing the Pledge because I believe in nurturing creative,
critical and caring thinking and a love of learning.” Headteacher,