This report explains what school readiness is and the importance of ensuring children achieve a good level of development by the age of 5.
School readiness is a measure of how prepared a child is to succeed in school; cognitively, socially and emotionally.
This report presents:
- the importance of school readiness
- the economic case for investing in school readiness
- a descriptive analysis of school readiness in London
- a summary of the evidence of what works to improve school readiness in order to facilitate improvements in service planning and delivery