Children’s self-care and social skills delayed by the pandemic, says Ofsted

Karen Faux
Monday, April 4, 2022

Today’s report highlights the extent to which Covid is continuing to impact children’s communication and personal, social and emotional development. And while fewer two-year-olds take up funded places, Ofsted underlines the vital role of early education.

Amanda Spielman said she hopes the downturn in take-up of two-year-old places will 'reverse' as normal life returns.
Amanda Spielman said she hopes the downturn in take-up of two-year-old places will 'reverse' as normal life returns.

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