But doesn't the intake in Scotland start at a different time to in England? I have a friend who lives in Scotland and as far as I remember, P7 was Year 6, so P1 would be Reception. However, in England the intake is based on children's birthdays from September 1st, whereas I'm sure my friend was pretty much the youngest in her primary class and she was born in January! Therefore, it depends on when your children's birthdays are? Can't they say "your children were born in these dates therefore they're in year/primary x, y, z?"Surely going by date of birth would save a whole lot of confusion?