School delay call for summer-born pupils in Wales

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Parents are calling for more flexibility over when summer-born children can start primary school in Wales.

Campaigners say they should be allowed to start reception classes later than aged four to give them time to develop and catch up with their peers.

They want ministers to issue councils with stronger guidance over requests to defer entry.

One Newport mother is so frustrated she is thinking of moving to Bristol.

The Welsh Government said a school admissions code review will start this month.

Children generally start school…

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