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Image caption Fifteen parents decided their children should not sit the tests being held this month. A class of primary school pupils will not sit Sats tests after their parents chose to boycott the exams. All 15 parents of children in Year 2 at Bealings School near Woodbridge, Suffolk, said "over-testing was ruining the pupils' education". Heather Chandler, one of the parents, said it was "far too early" for the children, aged six and seven, to be tested. The school said it did not want to comment. Chair of governors Rick Gillingham said they would not stand in the parents' way and "over-testing is certainly something we wouldn't go along with". Ms Chandler said the Sats were unnecessary and a waste of time. Full story

10 May