There are more girls than boys in the top 10 per cent of the ability range at age 5, a new Millennium Cohort Study analysis has found.
The children of high earners start school five months ahead of pupils from low and middle-income homes, according to new research based on the Millennium Cohort Study.
The 2011 CLS Masters dissertation prize has been awarded to Sarah Godwin for her study on the relationship between occupational aspirations and psychological problems among children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The census is "a treasure trove of evidence about the social fabric of Britain" Professor Heather Joshi tells the House of Commons science committee.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education