Three in five workers say pre-school children are behind with early development

Nearly half (47%) of staff who work with pre-school children believe the attainment gap between poorer under-fives and their more affluent peers has grown during the pandemic, the Early Years Alliance found (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
Nearly half (47%) of staff who work with pre-school children believe the attainment gap between poorer under-fives and their more affluent peers has grown during the pandemic, the Early Years Alliance found (Dominic Lipinski/PA)