More councils allow all summer-born children to delay school start

Derren Hayes
Friday, May 28, 2021

Increasing numbers of local authorities approved all applications from parents to delay summer-born children starting school in 2020, latest figures show.

Research shows that summer-born children struggle more in education than older peers. Image: Ruth Fry
Research shows that summer-born children struggle more in education than older peers. Image: Ruth Fry

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