How to calculate a child's age to enter school | Edu Step Up program
Calculating the child’s age for entering school is one of the important things that many people wonder about on the research websites, because the child’s age when applying in the first stage of school is one of the things that change from time to time and from state to state.
One of the most important things for parents and schools is to calculate the age of the child to enter school, whether it is in Egypt or Saudi Arabia, the age is the first of October in Egypt, and it is the age of acceptance of at least 6 years for males and females.
These laws were developed as a result of the many researches that proved the importance of determining the age of the child to enter school for aspects related to the child's personality from the physical, mental, social and therapeutic aspects.
How to calculate a child's age to enter school in Egypt 2022
First, let's get acquainted with the recognized and traditional way of calculating the age of a child to enter school:
As we mentioned, it should be noted that the normal age for a child to enter school is six years, so the child’s normal age must be calculated since his birth. These steps will show you how to calculate the child’s age.
If today’s date is 3/20/2022 and the child’s date of birth is 26/2/2016, the child’s age is calculated as follows:
1- Subtract today’s date from the child’s date of birth as follows:
(20-26) = 6 days
2- Subtract the current month from the birth month of the child as follows:
(2-3) = 1 month
3- Subtracting the current year from the year of the child’s birth:
(2016-2022) = 6 years
Thus, this child is 6 years, 1 month and 6 days old.
How to calculate a child's age for entering school in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 1444 AH
To learn about the mechanism of calculating the child’s age for entering school for the year 1444 AH, the child’s age should be calculated in terms of day, month and year; This is done by subtracting the date of his birth by day, month and year from the date on which the child’s age is to be calculated, Here is an example to illustrate the method of calculating the age that a child is entitled to enter school; If today’s date is 26/2/2022 AD and the child’s birth date is 13/1/2017 AD, the age of this child will be calculated as follows:
- Subtracting today's date from the date of the child's birth, as follows: (26-13 = 13 days).
- Subtracting today's month from the month of the child's birth as follows: (2-1 = 1 month).
- Subtract the current year from the child's birth year, which is: (2017-2022 = 5 years).
Thus, the age of this child is 5 years, 1 month and 13 days.
Benefits of a child entering school at an appropriate age for him:
He gets along well with his friends.
Gaining enough time to grow and tolerate the study of his body.
- Gain the necessary skills to compete with his friends.
- Integration with friends and a sense of mental compatibility with them.
Studies and research on the personal aspects of the child and the importance of determining the appropriate age for entering school
There are several studies and research conducted on several children to show that the child has aspects of his personality that must be completed in order to prepare him for a completely new stage for him, which is entering school and interacting with his friends and teachers, and these aspects include the following:
1- The physical aspect, which is represented in:
Play, which helps the child to build and strengthen his muscles and body composition.
2- The mental aspect:
Play helps stimulate the child's awareness of the world in which he lives and gives him the ability to control his mind and make decisions.
3- The social aspect:
This aspect helps to accept the standards of the place and accept the rules of the group and the rules of the game, and this develops in the child a moral sense.
4- The therapeutic aspect:
Playing helps relieve the fears and tensions caused by the pressures on him from his position.
How to calculate a child's age with Edu Step Up
In addition to the many advantages in the Edu Step Up program, you can dispense with the usual methods of calculating the child’s age on the first of October, because the program will calculate the child’s age and provide you with making the students’ age report by entering the following data:
- The name of the educational stage
- Class name
- Arrange the students in descending or ascending order
In addition, you can print the report.
In conclusion, determining the age of the child is very important for the reasons that we mentioned in the article, and using a sophisticated method such as relying on a complete program to manage school affairs and managing the entire school is much better than relying on traditional methods in order to avoid any errors in the students’ data and accounts.