Lewisham members of the National Education Union (NEU) in primary schools are to take part in an indicative ballot over boycotting high stakes testing. The ballot will run from 6 January for two weeks.
There will be two questions on the ballot, one about “action short of strike” (i.e. the question about the boycott) and a second asking members if they will strike in the event of victimisation of members who take part.
The ballot information summarises the boycott as follows:
“Leadership and teacher members will refuse to administer the year 2 SATs, the year 6 SATs, the phonics test and the