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School Admissions Code Consultation Launches Autumn 2019

In answer to a DfE written question on July 8th, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education, Lord Agnew of Oulton, said “a public consultation… will be launched in the autumn.” It has been almost 4 years since Nick Gibb, … Continue reading

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BBC report – Summer baby school delays: Parents face postcode lottery

Parents who want to delay their child’s first year of school have varying success rates depending on where they live, a BBC investigation has found. The Summer Born Campaign’s Rosie Dutton is quoted in the BBC’s article: “It has been … Continue reading

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2015 DfE Statistical Information Has WRONG Summer Born Classification

It’s not a particularly ‘new’ phenomenon – many education documents published by successive governments have either ‘forgotten‘ summer born children or defined them incorrectly. But just one month after the DfE published its new School Admissions Code and Summer Born … Continue reading

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