By Graeme Paton, Education Editor Telegraph
11 Jul 2014
A Cambridge University psychologist says children in Britain are starting school too early, suggesting those who delay formal education until six or seven get better results
Children in the UK start school too early, says David Whitebread, from Cambridge University. Photo: Getty Images
The school starting age should be delayed until six or seven because early exposure to formal education is damaging children’s reading skills, a Cambridge academic has warned.
David Whitebread said pushing children into school reception classes from the age of four placed …
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