When should we send our children to school?
Parents know their children, and every child is different. A parent knows their child best ... Emotionally, had I tried to put Sebastian in last year, it would have been horrendous for all involved.
According to a future government plan, parents of children who are born in the summer will have the right to delay their child's education for a year if they feel they are not ready for the classroom. But could delaying them damage their development?
She's loving it - she started on Monday. We've been building up to it all year. She's been ready for school for a long time. This time a month ago she was three, so she really is one of the youngest in her class.
Journalist Natalie Brown says she can't imagine holding her four-year-old daughter Bluebell back from starting school. But not all mothers feel the same, as, last year, Naomi Campbell battled to stop her four-year-old son Sebastian from starting school when she believed he wasn't ready. She argues that it's vital parents be allowed to choose what's right for their child.