State of Education survey report 2016 - Page 17

Four year-olds know how to swipe a phone but haven't a clue about conversations." Percentage of school leaders by region who said over half of pupils were not school-ready on joining their school 34% 37% North East* Yorkshire and Humberside 39% 23% North West East of England 28% 32% Midlands London 26% 21% School leader Why, in the 21st century are children still arriving in school nurseries aged three or above without being toilet trained?” School leader Perhaps we should be providing more support for prospective parents and helping them understand what we hope to see when children join school.” School leader South West South East *Please note that fewer than 100 respondents from the north east completed the survey. Findings for this region should be treated with caution. Join the debate @TheKeySupport State of Education Survey 2016 | 17