Starting primary school

A group of primary school children running on grass with trees in background

These pages offer some information on how being born premature can affect children when they start primary school.

This includes all the practical things about applying for a primary school place. We also offer suggestions about how parents, teachers and schools can support children to reach their full potential.

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