Coronavirus: Nurseries and childminders report widening attainment gap among disadvantaged under-fives

Catherine Gaunt
Friday, May 14, 2021

Nearly half of early years providers believe the gap between disadvantaged under-fives and their peers has grown during the pandemic, a survey suggests, with the majority finding that fewer children across all backgrounds are reaching expected pre-Covid levels of attainment.

Some early years settings have reported children's development has regressed, for example, needing help to put their shoes on
Some early years settings have reported children's development has regressed, for example, needing help to put their shoes on

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