My child is about to start school

Find out about the options available for when children born prematurely can start school.

Starting primary school

In England, all children have the option to start school in September following their fourth birthday.

Some children born prematurely may, however, encounter difficulties with starting school at this time.

Find out more about the options available to parents.

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