The announcement this month by the government that they are to launch a review into schools admission policy comes as welcome news to many parents of summer born children, and in particularly to those who are part of the ‘summer born’ campaign. The review has been launched by Education minister Nick Gibb in response to concerns that summer born children face falling behind and being segregated into lower ability groups….
Play is important for a child’s learning and social development. It helps them to understand about the world around them, how to interact with others and how to expand their creativity and imagination. Play also helps a child grow its levels of maturity, by encouraging skills associated with mental and physical growth. As a child plays, either alone or with others, that child learns to copy and to question why….