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Semi-colon row over SpaG test.

Semi-colon row over SpaG test.

Pupils who correctly positioned a semicolon were denied a mark for their answer

Teachers are taking to Twitter in outrage over pupils whose correct answer has been marked wrong by examiners in the spelling, punctuation and grammar Sats test.

Some children who accurately positioned a semicolon in a sentence have had their answer marked wrong, while others have been told their answer is correct.

Teachers remain baffled about the inconsistencies in the marking.

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