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Oldest/ youngest in the class

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PenelopePebbles Sun 12-Jul-15 08:21:19

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

neolara Sun 12-Jul-15 08:23:06

Never. The effect of month of birth is still seen at a level results.

RandomMess Sun 12-Jul-15 08:24:22

I think the latest research is that they don't!!!

A very high percentage of Oxbridge students are in born in the first term.

The issue is that the young in the year are being taught formally etc. before their brains are completely ready for it.

tippytappywriter Sun 12-Jul-15 15:32:57

That would make my blood boil. They are not machines. Ignore and just celebrate progress in an individual level.

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