Schools spend too much time teaching specifically to pass these tests.
Children are put under too much pressure at an early age simply for their school's benefit
The tests do not give a reliable indication of pupils' ability.
The results are used to publish league tables of schools which humiliate the awful ones.
Other teachers and parents support the SATS tests claiming that:
Without them parents would have no idea which schools were effectively teaching their children Maths and English and which were not.
It's only one set of tests- we had tests every year at school. They also get children used to sitting exams.
If we get rid of them, what do we replace them with?
No doubt you have your own views on the subject which are of course welcome.