Concerns have been raised about baseline assessment. Critics believe that the current national system is not good enough to assess children’s ability on entry to school. The Better Without Baseline alliance outlines the reasons why this controversial issue needs to be looked at again in an open letter to Early Excellence, the provider of the assessment scheme. https://www.tes.com/news/school-new...enough-–-its-time-scrap-all-testing-reception Do you agree with the concerns outlined by the alliance? Do the priorities in reception need to be changed so that teachers are focused on settling in and getting to know children instead of having to make separate judgements about each child to try and generate a score?