State of the Nation: Understanding public attitudes to the Early Years

A report by Ipsos MORI, in conjunction with The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.


Science tells us that a child’s experiences from conception through their first five years will go on to shape their next 50. It tells us that the kind of children we raise today, will reflect the kind of world we will live in tomorrow. It tells us that investing in the start of life is not an indulgence, but economically, socially and psychologically vital to a prosperous society.


Click here to read the full report.


Alongside this, The Royal Foundation hosted an online event: 'What the UK thinks about the Early Years: A Forum to Launch The Royal Foundation's Landmark Study on the Early Years', during which The Duchess of Cambridge delivered the following Keynote Address:





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