School Age - Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

School Age

In this episode we cover:

  • The first year of school should be about the development of social and emotional skills.
  • Age 7 is the average age for beginning to learn to read and write.
  • You may wish to delay your tamaiti beginning school if you feel they are not ready.
  • We recommend 2-3hr sessions of peer interaction 3-4 times a week if you are going to delay starting school.