A playground row has broken out between the Department for Education and some of the region's leading academics, about the best way to educate our youngest children.
In a letter published today by the Daily Telegraph, 130 education experts have urged the government to delay formal education until children are seven years old - saying that they risk being tested too much too young.
Click below to see a full interview with David Whitebread from the University of Cambridge:
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More in the way of cloud overnight but staying dry for many with only the odd light shower lingering at first.