Deferral of School Starting Age Consultation

The Education Minister has launched a public consultation seeking views on deferring the school starting age in NI. Proposed changes would allow flexibility for children born between 1 April & 1 July to defer starting primary school for one year.

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Consultation documentation: www.education-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultation-deferring-school-starting-age

Consultation closes 5pm on 4 January 2022