Primary One Assessments
P1 assessments

BBC Scotland defends ‘scrap’ claim on its P1-assessment-vote news bulletins

News bulletins claiming MSPs had voted to “scrap” P1 assessments, despite the motion merely asking they be halted, were not misleading as some MSPs who voted had wanted them scrapped, BBC Scotland has claimed. The broadcaster was responding ...

bias by omission

A BBC Scotland complaint – P1 assessments and bias by omission

Claims of Tory opportunism were central to the Scottish Govt defence of its P1 assessments and its response to the Tory motion. On Sept 13th, the First Minister highlighted the 2016 manifesto during FMQ’s, yet the revelation never featured on ...

P1 assessments

A BBC Scotland complaint – MSPs didn’t vote to ‘scrap’ P1 assessments

The following complaint was submitted to the BBC following several broadcasts which falsely claimed MSPs had voted to “scrap” standardised P1 assessments. Complaint submitted Sept 20th On Wednesday, Sept 19th a vote took place in the ...