‘Better GSCE grades’ for children who had preschool education

Friday, September 19, 2014

Category: News

A child is likely to do better in their GCSEs and ultimately earn higher wages if they have received a preschool education, a new study suggests.

Oxford University researchers in the Department of Education who were involved in the Effective Pre-School, Primary and Secondary (EPPSE) project found that children who had had an early education at nursery or preschool were more likely to get better GCSE results – the equivalent of getting seven Bs compared to seven Cs.