Play's the thing

15th April 2005 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Mount Pleasant primary in Dudley, West Midlands, mixes learning and play depending on the maturity of its Year 1 infants. New research says five-year-olds dread sedentary sessions on the carpet and calls for more learning through play to help young children settle in school. News 3

Photograph by ROY KILCULLEN

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