Children as young as four are spending 10 hours a day at a school as an example of the erosion of family life, according to research published today.
Schools across Britain will reportedly be encouraged to extend opening hours to allow parents to leave toddlers there for the whole working day, and accept children as young as two.
Growing numbers of pupils around the world are learning a foreign language at an earlier age – with some starting as three-year-olds, says a major study released today.
Bertie Gladwin was just looking for something to defy the onset of senility. He ended up becoming Britain’s oldest recorded graduate at the age of 90, having left school at 14 to work as a greengrocer’s delivery boy.