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Admission of pupils to reception: part-time and staggered entry

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Last updated on 13 June 2017
School types: Maintained, Academy · School phases: Primary
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Can four-year-olds enter reception on a full-time basis? We look at the statutory School Admissions Code and relay advice from the Department for Education on staggered inductions, part-time and deferred entry and the compulsory school age.

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  1. 1 Entitlement to full-time places
  2. 2 Staggered inductions: DfE guidance
  3. 3 Admitting four-year-olds part-time
  4. 4 Examples from schools

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