School readiness: A story in policy

Dr Louise Kay, University of Sheffield
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

In the first of a three part series Louise Kay examines the historical development of the school readiness agenda. With EYFS reforms now seeming to support a further ‘push-down’ of formal schooling into the Reception year, she asks if this is really best for children?

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