Parents in Britain are worried about their children’s mental health because of pressure schools put on them, a new study has revealed. The research comes just as Ofsted has announced that its inspectors will not assess how homework is being done under new framework, it states schools should decide whether or not they set it for their pupils.
A survey commissioned by outdoor toy company TP Toys has found that parents of children as young as four years old think schools are too focussed on getting exam results rather than the learning needs of their children. As a result, over a third of parents think it is having a negative effect on their child’s mental health.
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