Is Five Years Old Too Young To Start School?

March 20, 2016

Children in England start school much sooner than children in other Western European countries. Compulsory education starts at 5 in England, and many children begin education at 4, but in other European countries such as Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, school starts at 7. Children in England are making their way through the curriculum while their European counterparts are making their way through the sandpit at Kindergarten or enjoying time at…