Research and analysis

Young children suffering significant harm: entering education

Looking at the progress in education of children who were at risk of or suffering harm before their first birthday.

Applies to England



Findings on the progress of a sample set of children between their third and fifth birthdays, with particular emphasis on their experiences on entering education.

The overall objective of the research is to collect evidence that supports decisions about which children need permanent out-of-home placements (such as adoption) and those that can safely remain with their birth parents.

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Published 26 April 2012

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