Children born towards the end of the school year can be at a huge disadvantage compared to older kids in their class. Photo: Alamy

Should my son repeat a year at school? He is the youngest in class and struggling, asks parent

  • Research has shown that children born towards the end of the school year can be at a huge disadvantage, a situation described as ‘a calendar conspiracy’
  • It is better for a child to repeat a year early in their school career to minimise any social stigma
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Children born towards the end of the school year can be at a huge disadvantage compared to older kids in their class. Photo: Alamy
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